Over 150 illustrations; cloth-bound with pictorial dust jacket. The first comprehensive history of the earliest years of photography in China, combining previously unpublished research with over 150 photographs. The images are drawn internationally from institutional and private collections, and the text includes extensive documentary notes, valuable listings of early stereoviews and biographies of more than forty photographers working in China up to 1860. It also introduces important new detail on the life of Felix Beato.
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Descrizione libro Quaritch, London, 2009. First Edition. 24 x 24 cm 242 pp with numerous b&w illustrations throughout. Cloth, fine in fine dustwrapper. Codice libro della libreria 10661