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Reunion with Asia 


Lavishly illustrated travel/picture book by Martin Hürlimann of his 4th journey to Asia in 1959.

The renowned photographer Martin Hurlimann has published several 'Orbis Terrarum' books in the 1920's and 1930's, including one about Asia, now with his new journey after more than 30 years later he is depicting impressions of political and social developments in the East-Asian countries since his first journeys in the 1920's.

Truly wonderful book depicting Asia in the 1950's!

Including Lebanon - Beirut; Pakistan - Karachi; India - Bombay, Delhi - Agra - Le Corbusier in Chandigarh, The Bahkra dam - The Sikh - Indian Villages - Nehru - Gandhi and the Gauhati Congress from 1927, Benares, Calcutta; Hongkong; China - In Red China, Canton, China Flight, Peking Beijing; Japan - Tokyo, Ise, Nara, Osaka, Kyoto, Fishermen; Thailand - Siam, Bangkok, Buddhismus etc.


Hardcover

  • 376 pages
  • map in front
  • 182 b/w gravure photos on art paper
  • 40 colored gravure photos on art paper

In fine exterior and near mint interior condition
With the rare Original Dust Jacket, and the rare Original Slipcase included. DJ and slipcase with minor signs of use and age. Otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 9-3/4" x 8-1/2"  ~3.25 lbs.

by Martin Hurlimann
Published by Atlantis House Zurich / Freiburg i. Br.
in 1959














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