LIDAI DIWANG MIAO. Temple of Ancient Monarchs. Beijing, n.d. 131 pp. Colour plates throughout. A couple of foldouts. 26x29 cm. Boards.
GBP 45.00
The Temple of Ancient Monarchs (Lidai Diwang Miao) is located in Beijing close to the White Dagoba Temple. It was built in 1530 during the Jiajing Reign of the Ming dynasty and was an imperial temple where sacrificial rituals were made to imperial ancestors. This is a well-illustrated survey of the temple and its history. Illustrated throughout in colour. Dual texts in Chinese and English.
Subjects: Architecture Religion
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 38 in printed List 194.
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