Zhang Xiuqiang et al. ed: TUPIAN ZHONGGUO BAINIAN SHI: 1894-1994. (A 100 Year Photo-History of China). Ji'nan, 1994. 826 pp. 2741 photographs predominantly b/w. 2 vols. 38x30 cm. Cloth, slipcase.
An enormous two-volume photo-history of China from 1894-1994. Starts with some photos 1856-1894. Vol. 1 covers 1894-1949, Vol. 2 from 1949-1994. An extraordinary record and an invaluable visual documentation of a tumultuous period. Much material never published before. Apparently, an official publication to mark the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic and predominantly distributed as official gifts to party officials. Never made generally available for sale to the public. In Chinese only. Out-of-print and hard to find.
Out of stock, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 693 in printed List 194.
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