Estimate: £100 - £150
Sold For: £280
Royal Favourites, At the Lotus Court, Peiping, China, 1948,
seventeen hand-coloured illustrations of dogs, including frontispiece, original cloth-backed boards, spotted, with hand-coloured illustration mounted on front cover, small folio
The verso of the title-page reads: 'The hand-painted reproductions of old Chinese paintings of Pekingese Dogs are by Chou Ch'i-liang of Peiping'. Although other publications by Alfred Koehn appear on the market, they are mostly botanical in subject. This particular title is rare.