Knight, Luther: THE VANISHED HEAVENLY COUNTRY. Guilin, 2009. 176 pp. Full page b/w photographs throughout. 21x21 cm. Wrappers.
Shows black-and-white photographs taken by an American teacher, Luther Knight, who taught in Chengdu in China's Sichuan province from 1910-1913, dying in Chengdu in 1913. Knight travelled extensively throughout the province, reaching many remote parts and this is a fascinating archive of his travels showing scenery, buildings and people at a time when Sichuan was little-visited by westerners. Includes a number of photographs of the Yangtze Gorges. In Chinese.
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 405 in printed List 188.
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