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Guide to Peiping and its Environs


Published by Peiping, The Peking Bookshop, 1946., 1946
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Title: Guide to Peiping and its Environs

Publisher: Peiping, The Peking Bookshop, 1946.

Publication Date: 1946


1 volume in-12, viii-144 pp., illustrated soft covers, with 4 folding maps (Peiping City Map – The Sites of Peiping – The Forbidden City –Peiping and its environs), 16 photographic plates and many commercial advertisements, slight yellowing on the paper, overall a good copy. Contents: Part I: General Information – A short History of Peiping –Table of the Principal Dynasties – Some Features of Chinese Architecture – The Chinese Cuisine – The Chinese Theatre – Festivals and Temple Fairs – English-Chinese Vocabulary – Part II: Tours in the City; The Diplomatic Quarter – The Temple of Heaven and the Temple of Agriculture – The South Section of the Forbidden City – The Northwest Section of the Forbidden City – The Northeast Section of the Forbidden City and the Coal Hill – The T’ai miao and the Central Park – The Nan Hai and the Chung Hai – The Pei Hai – The Temple of Confucius and the Lama Temple – Around Hata Men Street and Morrison Street – The Tartar City – Between Hou Men and Te Sheng Men – The West Sections of the Imperial City and the Tartar City – The Eastern Half of the Chinese City – The Western Half of the Chinese City – Other Points of Interest in the Tartar City – Part III: The Environs of Peiping: The Eastern Suburbs – The Northern and Northwestern Suburbs – The Western Suburbs – The Summer Palace and the Jade Fountain – Wo Fo Seu, Pi Yun Ssu, the hunting Park and Pa TaCh’u – Some other Temples and historic Grounds around Peiping – The Great Wall near K’ou – The Ming Toms – Index. Bookseller Inventory # 2447

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