Large 4to. 1st English edition. 4to. [xiv] + 14pp. + 186pp. + [x]. Lavishly illustrated throughout. Original publisher’s, multi-coloured cloth, lettered in silver. Lacking original clamshell box. Slightly edgeworn, otherwise no faults to mention. A superbly researched and photographically illustrated monograph.
MIANZHI, Wang; GONGFANG, Liao, The Clothing and Ornaments of China’s Tibetan Nationality., Beijing Publishing House/ Tibetan People’s Publishing House, 2002
BARROW, John, Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, made and collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton. In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations. Illustrated with several engravings., Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804