Beijing, China: The Ministry of Information Industry of the People's Republic of China, 2000. Hardcover. (ca. 2000) A Near Fine or better copy. Comprised of 9 albums of photographic reproductions of city views.Each album is a glossy paper folder, 8 letter sized, one larger panoramic views. Housed in the publisher's illustrated cloth clamshell box, with silk ties and ribbons. Near Fine. Item #29117
These photographs of Soochow were taken in the 30s and early 40s. The albums are:
Album 1: Ancient Buildings; 2. Scenes of the Venetian City of Suzho; 3. City Walls and gateways; 4. Gardens; 5.Temples and Monasteries; 6. Ancient Pagodas; 7. Bridges; 8. The Tiger Hill; and th 9th Panoramic album. All photos captioned in Chinese and English.