In the Forbidden City

In the Forbidden City

Book - 2014
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"Serving as the seat of imperial power for six centuries, the Forbidden City is one of China's most famous and enigmatic landmarks. Accompanied by a mischievous cat, readers will tour this colossal architectural structure, discovering the secrets hidden inside the palace walls. They will encounter the people who have walked through its halls and gardens, including emperors, empresses, and rebel leaders, and hear exciting tales about the power struggles and intrigues of everyday life. This large format book conveys the grandeur of the Forbidden City through highly detailed line drawings of its buildings, gardens, and courtyards with numerous foldout spreads. Each page is populated by a large variety of characters and peppered with entertaining anecdotes. Every book includes a plastic magnifying glass for looking at the drawings more closely." -- Publisher's description.
Publisher: New York : China Institute in America, 2014
Edition: 1st edition
ISBN: 9780989377607
0989377601
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm. + 1 magnifying glass

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