FINGERHUTH, C: Learning from China: The Tao of the City

 Learning from China: The Tao of the City, book coverFingerhuth, Carl. Learning from China: The Tao of the City. Birkhauser Architecture, 2004. ISBN: 3764369434. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30108) $12.00

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Drawing on the wisdom of Taoist philosophy, “Learning from China” formulates a new and responsible approach to the challenge of caring for the continuous transformation of cities. 216p.

Illustrated with photos and illustrations. Indices. Large French flaps.

 Learning from China: The Tao of the City, back cover

WHITE, A: The Forbidden City: A Short History and Guide

White, Anthony. The Forbidden City: A Short History and Guide. London’s Editions, 2005. ISBN: 7800176207. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#29850) $12.00

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Text in English and Chinese. Plan. Beautifully illustrated. Measures 7.5×11.5 inches. French flaps. 64p.

The Forbidden City was built on the ruins of the Imperial Palace of the Yuan Dynasty. Includes an easy to follow map that identifies each court and the buildings in it as well as text guides.

WEI, M: Imperial Tombs of the Ming Dynasty

Wei, Ming. Imperial Tombs of the Ming Dynasty. Zhaohua Fine Arts Publishing House, 1980. Unmarked. Very Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#29409)

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Beautifully illustrated. 20p. Measures 7.25×10.25 inches.

Presently, the Ming Tombs are designated as a World Heritage Site.