Hoian | Old Town (Hôian Dô Thi Co)

By Nguyen, Tuan

SKU# 18303

$ 25.00

Pp. 95; numerous black-and-white photos, 1 color map, color illustrations from watercolor paintings.  Color pictorial laminated boards (hardcover), tan dust jacket lettered in gold, sm 4to.  Hoian is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved ancient town, cross-cut with canals.  Old Town Hoian, the city's historic district, is recognized as an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century, its buildings and street plan reflecting a blend of indigenous and foreign influences.  This former port city was a melting-pot reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shop-houses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese-covered bridge with its pagoda (modified after Wiki).  The text is in Vietnamese, Russian, and in English.  No ownership marks.

Publisher Da Nang Publishing House
Publisher Place Danang, Vietnam
Date Published 1986
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description A tight and clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition