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The Nine Sacred Mountains of China


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An Illustrated Record of Pilgrimages Made in the Years 1935-1936

By Mary Augusta Mullikin and Anna M. Hotchkis,   With a Preface by Sir Lionel Lamb

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Published by Vetch and Lee, Hong Kong, 1973, 1st Edition (First Printing May 1973, 2,000 copies), D/w (very small tear top of spine), Nr. Fine.   A beautifully written account based on the travel of the two authors, both trained artists, who visited the five sacred Daoist mountains and four sacred Buddhist mountains in China in the years 1935 and 1936. As well as text commentary, the book includes tipped-in color plates, half-tones, drawings, and maps.  Mary Augusta Mullikin was an American painter and Member of the American Federation of Art who spent almost 30 years in China from 1920 to the end of World War II.  She jointly authored, with Anna Hotchkis, a Scot, two books of their travels in China, both illustrated by themselves, entitled Buddhist Sculptures of the Yun Kang Caves (1935) and the current volume, The Nine Sacred Mountains of China.  Mullikin died in Austin, Texas in February 1964, leaving Hotchkis to ensure the publication of this work, which finally came out in 1973 in Hong Kong, where their publisher Henri Vetch had moved to during the war.


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Weight0.9 kg