Gugong Study Society ed: MINGDAI GONGTING JIANZHU DASHI SHILIAO CHANGBIAN: HONGWU JIANWEN CHAO JUAN. (Edited Historical Materials on Important Events relating to Architecture and the Ming Court: The Hongwu and Jianwen Reigns). Beijing, 2012. 1249 pp. A number of b/w text illustrations from woodblocks. 4 vols. 29x22 cm. Cloth.
GBP 200.00
Four volumes of reproductions of woodblock-printed pages, documents and manuscript text relating to important architectural events pertaining to the Ming court during the first and second reigns of the dynasty, the Hongwu and Jianwen emperors. This was the time when construction on the Forbidden City in Beijing was being prepared and commencing and is thus a valuable research reference. In Chinese. This work has proved hard to find.
Subjects: Architecture Forbidden City
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 434 in printed List 197.
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