Panorama of Peking during the... - Item details

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Author :

Dian Shi Zhai 點石齋畫報 Tien Shih Chai Photo-Lithographic Works

Title :

Panorama of Peking during the Celebrations of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Chinese Emperor Kang-he's Birthday. Photo-lithographed from the Chinese Original.

Place, editor, year  :

上海, 點石齋畫報, 1879

Size :

8,8 x 15,7 cm. Bound in Chinese style, original purple silk, 6 pp. Introduction in English by the publisher, lithographed illustrations, most with lithographed captions in the lower margin in English, 6 pp. of Chinese text, Chinese title at end, 296 lithographed illustrations sewn wrappers, pictorial upper cover printed in gold, original purple silk sewn wrappers, pictorial upper cover printed in gold.

Comments :

One page has a pale stained area. Rare publications by Tien Shih Chai of Shanghai, who were pioneers in photo-lithography in China. Photo-lithographed from the Chinese original edition of 1722. In very good condition, a nice copy.

Geographical area :

Asie orientale et méridionale

Language :

Chinois et anglais

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