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grandeur of the gorges

Donald Mennie

grandeur of the gorges

fifty photographic studies, with descriptive notes, of China"s great waterway, the Yangtze Kiang, including twelve handcoloured prints, from photographs by Donald Mennie.

by Donald Mennie

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Published by A.S. Watson in Shanghai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yangtze River (China),
  • China -- Pictorial works.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS710 M4 1926
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17335578M

    Donald Mennie (9 March – 10 January ) was a Scottish businessman and amateur photographer who worked in early twentieth century China.. Mennie was born in Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland in , the son of Adam Mennie, a druggist, and his wife, Barbara Macleod. He had an elder brother James and a younger brother, Adam. His father died in His brother appears to have . The Flinders Ranges of South Australia epitomises the beauty and sheer grandeur of Australia’s quintessent, desert washed mountains offer the adventurous traveller a vast array of experiences. Amongst the many craggy peaks and cool tree-lined gorges that are part and parcel of this chain of ranges, ancient Aboriginal art vies with the wildlife and the rich European heritage to.

    The Gorge (also known as Wildebeest Valley) is a dry, barren canyon which makes frequent appearances throughout the Lion King film series. The gorge is the site of the stampede that kills Mufasa, the ambush set off by Zira that results in Nuka's death, and the battle between the Pridelanders and the Outsiders which ends with Zira's death. Wildebeest Valley is a dry, humid canyon found beyond Final state: Possibly vacant, later releasing a flood of water. Come experience the grandeur of the Columbia River Gorge, one of the United States’ most photographed Natural Scenic Reserves. We will drive along the oldest scenic highway in the US, stopping at sweeping viewpoints, flowing falls, a historic lodge, .

    Home / Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise Relax as you discover the grandeur of one of the Northern Territory’s most monumental natural wonders on this leisurely boat cruise. Cruise down Katherine River as the large rock formations of the Gorge tower over the calm water. Photogravure from a photograph by Donald Mennie, from his book The Grandeur of the Gorges, published in China in He took the pictures during two trips on the upper Yangtze River in China: the first on a steamer from Ichang to Chungking, during poor weather, and the second between Ichang and Wan Hsien. The book ends at Chungking.


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The Grandeur of the Gorges Hardcover – January 1, by Donald Mennie (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). The Grandeur of the Gorges. Fifty Photographic Studies, With Descriptive Notes, of China's Great Waterway, The Yangtze Kiang, Including Twelve Hand-Coloured Prints.

MENNIE, DONALD. Mennie published a handsome, limited edition book in called ‘The Grandeur of the Gorges’ which contained fifty photographs and photogravures.

He took the pictures during two trips on the upper Yangtze River in China: the first on a steamer from Ichang to Chungking, during poor weather, and the second between Ichang and Wan Hsien. A wonderful example of this unusual photographic gift book. Coloured plates in order: 1. T'ung-Ling Hsia.

(The Pierced Cliff). The T'ing-Tsu at Ch'ing-T'an Village. In the Witches Gorge. The City of K'uei-Fu. Wen-Shan. (The Mountains of Learning).

Hung-Chuan. ("Red Boats" - the life-boats of the Yangtze). Feng-Hsiang Hsia. (The Wind Box Gorge). MENNIE, Donald. The Grandeur of the Gorges. Shanghai: A.S. Watson & Co. Kelly & Walsh Ltd., 4° First edition, limited to 1, copies, this number Half-title, text printed in brown, 50 high quality photogravures in mounted plates (twelve hand-coloured, possibly gelatin silver prints).

Original pictorial embroidered silk binding showing a scene of the Yangtze, minor wear to binding. The Grandeur of the Gorges. Fifty Photographic Studies, With Descriptive Notes, of China's Great Waterway, The Yangtze Kiang, Including Twelve Hand-Coloured Prints. Shanghai. Watson. Kelly & Walsh. Number of a limited edition of copies.

The grandeur of the Gorges: fifty photographic studies with descriptive notes, of China's great waterway, the Yangtze Kiang, including twelve hand-coloured grandeur of the gorges book / from photographs by Donald Mennie A.S.

Watson Shanghai Australian/Harvard Citation. Mennie, Donald. & Kelly & Walsh. the grandeur of the gorges. SHANGHAI: A.S. WATSON & Grandeur of the gorges book & KELLY & WALSH, LIMITED, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER OF COPIES, 4to ( x mm.), half-title, text printed in brown, 50 photographic plates (twelve hand-coloured), original pictorial embroidered silk binding showing a scene of the Yangtze, minor wear to binding.

32 x 26 cm x 3 cm at spine # of numbered copies, this one for Charlotte E. Couling. This copy is astoundingly near mint state & thus museum quality condition in the original riveted hard brown box.

The Woven Silk multi-colored front cover is the most stunning cover I have ever seen on any book. I don't know if only a portion of the copies had the woven silk cover, but do know a.

The Grandeur of The Gorges by Donald Mennie, signed 1st edition Fifty Photographic Studies, with Descriptive Notes, of China's Great Waterway, the Yangtze Kiang, Including Twelve Hand-Coloured Prints Published by A S Watson & Company (The Shianghai Pharmacy Ltd), Kelly & Walsh, Limited, Shianghai, This is the scarce first edition of this wonderful book, a numbered limited edition Author: Donald Mennie.

CHINA - YANGTZE GORGES 'The Grandeur of the Gorges. Fifty photographic studies by Donald Mennie', Shanghai, A.S. Watson and Kelly & Walsh, One of 1, copies, 50 tipped-in plates including 12 hand-coloured silver prints, publisher's decorative silk (binding slightly frayed at edges), 4to images x mm.

and smaller ×. The Grandeur of the Gorges. Fifty Photographic Studies, With Descriptive Notes, of China's Great Waterway, The Yangtze Kiang, Including Twelve Hand-Coloured Prints. by MENNIE, DONALD. (FROM PHOTOGRAPHS BY). Shanghai.: Watson.

Kelly & Walsh. the grandeur of the gorges (50 photographic studies with descriptive notes of china's great waterway, the yangtze river including (12) hand colored silver prints, donald mennie, 1st edition#/, presented by john macmurray, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the united states of america, then presented to admiral yates stirling jr.

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Create done by subscription as the limited edition page had the type set name of each subscriber near the front of the book with the copy # for that person.

Mennie’s first photographic work dates from and in he published his earliest photo-book. His passion for travel fuelled his photography and in he produced his magnum opus, ‘Grandeur of the Gorges’, which recorded his journey up the Yangtze River.

The Gorge, by Scott Nicholson, is a fast-paced read filled with characters that feel as real as the person sitting next to you.

When the reader joins Ace as he makes his bid for freedom, it's a no-brainer that we believe in what he does in the name of justice.

When we're thrust into the mid of FBI Agent Castle we feel a single-minded /5(). MENNIE, DONALD The Grandeur of the Gorges. Fifty photographic studies Shanghai: A.S. Watson, First edition, one of copies, this number Original pictorial embroidered silk binding. 12 x 10 inches (31 x 26 cm); 8 ff., 50 plates (36 gravures and twelve hand-colored silver gelatin prints), as issued, each with accompanying text leaf.

First it was Deliverance, Now it is the Gorge After reading this book I have decided that canoe/rafting are not for me. I mean first it was crazy backwoods psychos and now it is a race of vampires that make the trip dangerous. The characters in this story are your standard ones in this type of story; you have the leader, who is fighting his /5.

This is the story that sings that grandeur of the mountains: the wild crags, the canyons and gorges, the lovely pastures and wild flowers and deep crystal pools. More than that, it sings the grandeur of the Incas themselves: their grace and pride and dignity, the greatness that was never defeated but lives on, sacred within their hearts.

1. Journey is an immersive account of the adventures of four English aristocrats and their Irish servant as they haul across cruel Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields. Vivid and sweeping, featuring Michener’s probing insights into the follies and grandeur of the human spirit, this is the kind of novel only he could : Random House Publishing Group.

The Grandeur of the Gorges. Shanghai: A.S. Watson & Co. Kelly & Walsh Ltd., 4° ( x mm). Limitation leaf, half-title, title and initial to introduction printed in green and brown, text printed in brown. 50 mounted plates, the majority photogravure, twelve hand-coloured, the latter possibly gelatin silver prints, each approx.

x mm.