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Zhang Zhuang: GONGWANGFU JIANZHU WENHUA YANGE KAO. (Investigations into the Evolution of the Architecture and Culture of the Gongwangfu (Palace of Prince Gong)). Beijing, 2014. 13, 266 pp. Colour photographic illustrations throughout. 29x22 cm. Boards.
A detailed study of the architecture of Gongwangfu (the Palace of Prince Gong) in Beijing, one of the largest and most impressive siheyuan complexes in the city but which by 2000 had fallen into disrepair. Surveys the various buildings and details their restoration to their former glory. Illustrated with numerous images of the buildings before and after restoration but most definitely not a tourist guide to the site. In Chinese.
Can be ordered in, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 79 in printed List 189.
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