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Splendors of the East - Temples, Tombs, Palaces and Fortresses of Asia

Author: Wheeler, Mortimer (editor)
Price: $19.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: Putnam's
Year Published: 1965
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Binding: Cloth
Edition: First Edition
A splendid photographic travel book of Ctesiphon and Samarra in Iraq, Persepolis and Isfahan in Iran, Samarkand, the Tomb of Rukn-i Alam , Lahore Fort and Wazir Khan's Mosque in Pakistan, Ajanta, Bhubaneswar, Madura and Srirangam, The Red Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and the Taj Mahal in India. And in Cambodia - Angkor Wat; in Burma - The Shwe Dagon; in Indonesia - Borobudur. Finally, in China, the Altar of Heaven, Peking, and the Ming Tombs, and in Japan, The Horyu-ji, the Todai-ji, the Byodo-in and the Katsura Imperial Villa. Pages 288. Very slight fading along the bottom edge, otherweise a very good copy and with a dustjacket that has some wear. No paper defects, clean and tight, with no prior owner marks.
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