Chen Congzhou ed: ZHUANGXIU JILU (DI YI JI). (A Catalogue of Decorative Architectural Designs: Part One). Shanghai, 1954. 132 pp. small b/w photographic illustrations and 10 pp. b/w architectural drawings. 26x19 cm. Cloth.
A very scarce and early compilation of small black-and-white photographs showing decorative features of Chinese architecture, primarily the highly-varied carved and geometric lattice designs on the doors and windows of Chinese buildings - from palaces and temples to domestic architecture. Both close-ups of the designs and more general views of the buildings are shown. Each page typically with 3-4 small photographs. Ten pages of pleasing and interesting architectural drawings. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Architecture Design
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 430 in printed List 192.
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