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Biographies of the Celestial Beings on the Flat Peach Efte

by N/A

Condition: Very Good

Jan 01, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good. [Color Woodblock Illustrated Chinese Subjects] N.p.: n.p., n.d. [ca 1920-1940?]. Hardcover in silk boards with paper title label. Sm. 4to (about 8 x 6 inches) bound accordion format, original silk over boards with paper title label lettered in Chinese in black and red. 22 pages printed one side on hand made paper, with 10 hand colored, block-printed illustrations on silk. Each illustration is bordered with silk in celery-colored brocade, with top and bottom edges edged with orange paper. Text in Chinese and English, being short biographies for each of 10 different characters pictured. In all, a charming example of early 20th c Chinese printing. Very good overall condition, no ownership marking, NOT EX-LIBRARY. (cw)
  • Bookseller: gStrum US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: LD-DG9X-OBYK
  • Title: Biographies of the Celestial Beings on the Flat Peach Efte
  • Author: N/A
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Date published: Jan 01, 1940
  • Product_type: 1


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