Hubbard, G. E: THE TEMPLES OF THE WESTERN HILLS. visited from Peking. Peking, 1923. 76 pp. text plus full page original b/w photographic frontispiece, 8 b/w original photographic plates and 3 full page b/w sketches. Folding map. Original b/w photograph affixed to front cover. 18x14 cm. Paper. Photograph on cover.
GBP 1,000.00
Produced for the Peking expatriate community at a time when the Western Hills were a prime weekend retreat and escape, particularly in the Summer from the city heat. Many people hired rooms in temples in the hills. Illustrated with a total of 10 original black-and-white photographs, a number by Hartung Photographic Studios in Peking. This work is a combination of description of some of the most famous temples in the Western Hills, combined with travelogue of trips made in the Western Hills by the author. Rare.
Subjects: Beijing Photography
Out of stock, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 400 in printed List 196.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books,