Tatsuo Liyama: MO KYO NO TABI. (Travels in Mongolia and the Border Lands). Tokyo, 1941. 68 pp. text and 85 b/w plates, of which 1 foldout panorama. Map. 30x21 cm. Silk covered boards. Dustjacket.
An interesting photo-travelogue done by a Japanese photographer in China in the early 1940s of scenery, temples and life in Mongolia (Inner?) and northern China, primarily Shanxi province. Of particular interest are a number of views of the Yungang Caves outside Datong and its sculptures. A panoramic foldout also shows the Yungang Caves. In Japanese. Very scarce.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 613 in printed List 195.
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