Signed by Yo Yo Ma, and an inlaid letter thanking the previous owner for attending an April 19, 2002 performance for the Silk Road project, a nonprofit organization devoted to the living arts of peoples of traditional Silk Road lands.
Richly illustrated book includes contributions from Yo-Yo Ma, Theodore Levin, Bright Sheng, Elizabeth Barber, Kenro Izu, Debra Diamond, Merton C. Flemings, and Hamid Naficy. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang, a legacy that can be seen in the traditional open-air bazaars of its oasis cities, Hotan and Kashgar.
Measures 7.75×11.25 inches. Large french flaps. 144p.
Lutz, Jessie Gregory. Opening China: Karl F.A. Gutzlaff and Sino-Western Relations, 1827-1852 (Studies in the History of Christian Missions. William B. Eerdman’s, 2008. ISBN: 9780802831804. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#29490) $14.00