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CHINESE FOLK ART: The Small Skills of Carving Insects by  Nancy Zeng Berliner - Paperback - First Edition - 1986 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

CHINESE FOLK ART: The Small Skills of Carving Insects

by Berliner, Nancy Zeng

Condition: Very Good +


Boston, MA, United States: New York Graphic Society, via Little Brown & Co., 1986. 254pp., illustrated throughout: colour and monochrome plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. With more than two hundred objects illustrated in this book, Nancy Zeng Berliner gives us the first thorough study of Chinese folk art to be published in a Western language . . . presents not only the evolution, materials and techniques behind each craft, but also the ancient symbols and folktales, the rituals and celebrations associated with them . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Map, Preface, Introduction, Symbols and Legends, Papercuts, Shadow Puppets, Embroidery, Dye-resist Printed Fabrics, Woodblock Prints, Folk Art Today, Chronology, Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, Sources, Index. Book weight approx. 1.05 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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