Danby, Hope: THE GARDEN OF PERFECT BRIGHTNESS. The History of the Yuan Ming Yuan and of the Emperors Who Lived There. London, 1950. 239 pp. 33 illustrations. Index. 22x14 cm. Cloth, dustjacket.
A popular history of the Imperial gardens outside Peking, which were sacked in 1860. A fine copy with the appealing pictorial dustjacket (to which some repairs). Scarce.
Available, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 384 in printed List 191.
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