Swallow, R. W: SIDELIGHTS ON PEKING LIFE. Beijing, 2008. xv, 175 pp. B/w photographic illustrations. 23x15 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 20.00
Reprint of a rare work on Peking covering the lesser-known aspects of the city and its life. Sections on: A City of Pleasure, The Hutungs and Inhabitants, Street Vendors, Pawnshops, Middlemen and Money Lenders, Gates, Street Names and Places of Interest, Feasts and Restaurants and more. Reprint of the 1930 edition in a different format. Introduction in Chinese. Main text in English.
Subjects: Beijing
Item 587 in List 203.
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