Chinese Junks and Other Native Craft

Chinese Junks and Other Native Craft

eBook - 2015
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The sailing junk was an amazing vessel. From Tientsin to Hong Kong - and up and down the great rivers in between - Ivon A. Donnelly immortalized these lost treasures in this book from 1924, with a pen and sketchpad and with words that betray his passion for the ancient watercraft of China. Vivid and graceful, grotesque and gay, junks were supremely honed for their particular work. But time and new technology took their toll and the junk is today all but extinct. --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Earnshaw Books, 2015
ISBN: 9789888107971
Characteristics: 1 online resource (204 pages)
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