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1 Bishop, Isabella Bird The Yangtse Valley and Beyond an Accopunt of t Journeys in China , Chiefly in the Province of SzeChuan and Among the Man-tse of the Somo Territory
New York G.p. Putnam's Sons 1900 First Cloth Good No Jacket 
Two volumes xiii, 406 pp and 365 pp with vii, 116 plates but lacking folding map. Volume l was a slight slant Portrait of Isabella Bird frontis volume I. One of the most celebrated lady explorers of the late 19th century describes a lenghy trip her last trip, through southern China to the tribal areas along eastern border of Tibet. A handsome set though possibly married. Texts for both are clean, tight and unmarked. Dark blue cloth boards with a design of a Chinese gate gold-stamped on cover, gilt top edge of pages. Both have some corner and spine end bumping. Volume ll has the bookplate and an inscription to Lawrence C. Phipps, (1862 - 1958) a well-know businessman turned U.S. senator from Colorado Phipps Mansion was built as a retirement home for the late U.S. Sen. Lawrence C. Phipps who made his fortune with the Carnegie Steel Co. before retiring to Colorado. Phipps served in the United States Senate from 1918 to 1930. The home cost $280,000 to build in 1933 and is considered one of the handsomest mansions in the state.It stands on the grounds of the University of Denver. The inscription reads" Lawrence C. Phipps from Lizzie 8/30/1900." To the best of my research, the "Lizzie" in question is not Isabella Bird. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 410.00 USD
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2 Bishop, Isabella Bird The Yangtse Valley and Beyond an Accou of t Journeys in China , Chiefly in the Province of SzeChuan and Among the Man-tse of the Somo Territory
New York G.p. Putnam's Sons 1900 First Hardcover Good No Jacket 
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1900 Two volumes xiii, 406 pp and 365 pp with vii, 116 plates but lacking folding map. Volume l has a slight slant, and is missing final three pages.(but the missing pages have been printed out from an on-line text) I have copied the pages from an online version and included them with the book. Portrait of Isabella Bird frontis volume I. Isabella Bird Bishop was one of the most celebrated lady explorers of the late 19th century The books describe a lengthy trip through southern China to the tribal areas along eastern border of Tibet. A handsome set though possibly married. Texts for both are clean, tight and unmarked. Dark blue cloth boards with a design of a Chinese gate gold-stamped on cover, gilt top edge of pages. Both have some corner and spine end bumping. Volume ll has the bookplate and an inscription to Lawrence C. Phipps, (1862 - 1958) a well-known businessman turned U.S. senator from Colorado whose home still stands on the grounds of the University of Denver. The inscription reads" Lawrence C. Phipps from Lizzie 8/30/1900." To the best of my research, the "Lizzie" in question is not Isabella Bird. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 410.00 USD
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