A beautiful photographic record of Beijing in the first quarter of the twentieth century.
Perckhammer ((1895-1965), Tyrolese born, was renowned for his two volumes of his photographs of China; one of carefully posed Chinese nudes, many taken in Macao brothels, under the title Edle nacktheit in China (The Culture of the Nude in China), and the present work of Beijing street scenes.
First edition. 4to., xx pp., introduction by Arthur Hollitscher, map and 200 sepia photographic plates, original blue cloth gilt, an excellent copy.
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