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EARLY HONG KONG TRAVEL, 1880-1939: THE HONG KONG AND SHANGHAI HOTELS LIMITED, BENJAMIN W. YIM AND LOUIS VUITTON COLLECTIONS. Benjamin W. Yim and Joan Y.H. Ho. University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong, 2011. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Columbia University Press, New York. 360 pp. with 339 ills. (241 col., 22 tipped-in) and 221 reference ills. (138 col.). 33 x 26 cm. ISBN 9789881902153 Bilingual in English and Chinese.
Features more than 200 illustrations of vintage menus, cabin trunks, programs, postcards, photographs, luggage labels, travel guides and brochures, together with other miscellaneous items associated with recreational activities during Hong Kong's pre-war colonial past, using travel as a theme, to present impressions of Hong Kong as it would appear to European and American visitors arriving by ocean liner.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style), Asia (Western Style) — Hong Kong — 1800-1900, 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 71,50
Worldwide Number: 035430
Hardcover $160.00    

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