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Peking 1897, Lazaristes. Buff cloth, very good, small folio,. copious, 562p., 36 b.w. illustrations, 660 gravures, 124. phototypes, 24 collographies, thick copious work, very crisp. copy of an exceptionally RARE BOOK.. This is an important and grand work on the ancient capital of Peking. Covering the art & architecture of the city, its mythology,philosophers, dynasties, Gengis Kahn, early Jesuit visitors & her Emperors. A detail description of the capitol and environs. The police, bronzes, antiques, ceramics, geog- raphy, voyages &c. A superb work covering the breath & width of knowledge about the great city up to the time of publish- ing. Large and heavy volume, nicely printed on thick paper, profusely illustrated with photographs and text figures.This scarce is seldom found for sale. An essential major work on Peking, complete with all plates, in the best of condition. Traditionally accepted as the most valuable single resource on Peking, this elusive work is seldom found in libraries. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .
      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
Last Found On: 2016-02-04           Check availability:      Biblio    


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