Paris: Imp. de Vaugirard (1920). 32pp.
Carlos de Beistegui e Yturbe (1895-1970) was an eccentric French-born Mexican multi-millionaire art collector and interior decorator who was one of the most flamboyant characters of mid-20th-century European life. His ball at the Palazzo Labia in Venice in 1951 is still described as "the party of the century".
This is a record of his trip to China with his brother in the previous year. Very good in buff wrappers, light sunning to covers.
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