Blofeld, John: CITY OF LINGERING SPLENDOUR. A Frank Account of Old Peking's Exotic Pleasures. Boston, 1989. 256 pp. 30 plates and illustrations. 22x14 cm. Paper.
Reprint of a famous account of Peking in the 1930s. The author vividly recreates the magic of those years and conveys to the reader his appreciation and nostalgia for a way of life long vanished.
Available, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 276 in printed List 190.
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