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Lot nr:920
Book nr:36138
Author:SIRÉN, Osvald
Title:The Walls and Gates of Peking: Researches and Impressions by Osvald Siren
Town:London
Publisher:Johan Lane The Bodley Head Ltd
Year:1924
Description:Large 4to, xx - 239 pp, illustrated with a folding map and 128 Photogravures on 109 plates, after Photographs by the Author and 53 text illustrations (Architectural Drawings) made by Chinese Artists. Limited and numbered to 800 copies, this being n°326. Original half cloth binding, top edge red, first hinge weak
Note:"Superb historical description of the substantial stone monuments in the Peking area, probably the most important work and the only photographic monograph on the subject from this period by one of the greatest authorities on Chinese art history and architecture" (Western Travellers in China)
Price:€1400 - €1800
Sellingprice:€2400
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