Peking: Cultural Objects Press, 1959. First Edition. Square 4to. Text booklet: 12 pp in English; (8), 39 pp text in Chinese; 234 plates (12 in color). Tan linen cloth with red Chinese lettering in black & white illustrated dustjacket. Near fine in good dustjacket (paper loss to spine ends and lower front cover; chips & tears to extremities). Item #19097
Numerous illustrations of architecture and views of Peking, covering domestic, palace and religious buildings, gardens, tombs and the general layout of the city. A scarce publication from the late 1950s when this ancient city was still architecturally intact.