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ISBN 10: 0670811645 / ISBN 13: 9780670811649
Editore: Viking Press, New York, 1988
Condizione: Very Good Rilegato
Da Warren Berry (Ashville, NY, U.S.A.)

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First Viking edition. Orange silk with dark blue spine lettering. 327 pages including index and Select Bibliography. Gorgeously and lavishly illustrated with color photos. Gift note on front free endpaper, else contents very fine. Small speck on front cover. Covers faded at upper and lower edges (almost half an inch at top, less at bottom). Jacket has a tiny nick at rear fold, a half-inch tear on front panel, and touch of wear to upper corners and head of spine. Size: 14 By 10.5 Inches. Codice inventario libreria 901493

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Casa editrice: Viking Press, New York

Data di pubblicazione: 1988

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro:Very Good

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The Forbidden City in Beijing with its Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties has been the political centre of the Chinese Empire for over 500 years. Remarkably, many of the elements of everyday life in the Forbidden City have been preserved over the centuries - furniture, artifacts, costumes, paintings, implements and documents, and from them it is possible to reconstruct a picture of what life was like for the inhabitants of the palaces. The daily events of the imperial household are illustrated with photographs, and brought to life by modern-day reconstructions - imperial ceremonies, political and military events, inspection tours, hunting trips, recreational activities, life at the resort palaces outside Beijing, costume and living conditions.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Chinese

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