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Title: Through China with a Camera
Description: London, Westminster. A. Constable & Co. 1898. First Edition. Quarto. Hardcover, uncut pages, top edge gilt. Good; minor foxing throughout; some discolouration to the inner margin in some parts. 284 pages, text in English, black and white images. The original first edition. John Thomson (1837-1921) was the first known photographer to document the people and landscape of China for publication and dissemination to the Western world. Between 1868 and 1872 he travelled over 6,500 kilometres with his cumbersome camera and equipment, darkroom and chemicals capturing all aspects of Chinese life. A wonderful time travel through 19th century China. A book that discusses Chinese culture and its people as they lived in all its colourful facets.

Keywords: china photography history culture tea

Price: EUR 1300.00 = appr. US$ 1412.90 Seller: Meijering Art Books
- Book number: 17577