Chinese Architecture: A Pictorial History

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Dover Publications, 2005 - Architecture - 200 pages
Written in the 1940s by the late Chinese architect and founder of historic research on China's ancient architecture Ssu- ch'eng, and intended for a Western audience, the text & photographs of this book were misplaced for decades, rediscovered in 1980, and published in 1984 (this is a reprint of that publication). Most of the photographs were taken in the 1930s, and some of the monuments pictured are no longer in existence. Prefaced with a profile of Ssu-ch'eng and the story of how this.

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