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Lot nr:1011
Book nr:32314
Author:WHITE, Herbert C.
Title:Peking the Beautiful
Town:Shanghai
Publisher:The Commercial Press, Ltd.
Year:1927
Description:In-f (39,5 x 32 cm), 156 pp, comprising 71 photographic studies (some in colour) of the celebrated monuments of China's northern capital and its environs complete with descriptive and historical notes. Ms. name on title page. Pages 85/88 loosening. Introduction by Hu Shih, former professor of philosophy at the National University of Peking. Original embroidered silk padded pictorial boards, front cover used and discoloured, first hinge broken, spine lettered in Chinese characters
Note:A spectacular presentation of the sights of Peking including the Summer Palace, Forbidden City, Porcelain Pagoda, Western Hills, Temple of Heaven, the Observatory, etc
Price:€700 - €900
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