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Chinese Opera Watercolors: Guo ju ren wu shui cai hua by Lan Wang; editor-Max C.W. Liu - Paperback - First Edition - Limited - 1978 - from A Castle of Books (SKU: 009639)

Chinese Opera Watercolors: Guo ju ren wu shui cai hua

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Chinese Opera Watercolors: Guo ju ren wu shui cai hua

by Lan Wang; editor-Max C.W. Liu

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Taipei: Distributor Chinese Watercolor Society, 1978. First Edition - Limited. Paperback. Very Good. (7 of 10)//Very Good- (dustjacket). Lan Wang; editor-Max C.W. Liu - Chinese Opera Watercolors: Guo ju ren wu shui cai hua. some rubbing dj edges. softcover book in dj. Tipped-in color plates. Wang Lan was one of Taiwan's senior men of letters, as well as a reknowned watercolorist. He was Executive Director of the Chinese Center, International P.E.N., Chairman of the Chinese Watercolor Society and Executive Director of the Chinese Writers' and Artists' Association. His most widely known novel, The Blue and the Black, published in 1958, was translated into many languages, including English, and adapted for film and stage. His watercolors are held in numerous collections. Born in China in 1922, he fought against both the Japanese and later the Communists, eventually going to Taiwan. This first volume includes 19 full-color tipped-in plates, brilliantly reproducing watercolors by Wang. An article appearing in Vista Magazine in 1976, "Painting, Wang Lan's First Love." is reprinted at rear in Chinese, English, Spanish, French, & German. also contains a laid in page of Chinese text, (perhaps an eratta or additional information.). * * * * * * * * * * (FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our www.aCastleofBooks.com watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Why the odd prices? We run a percent discount for our Biblio listings, which insures Biblio has our lowest prices online, but does give odd change.)

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Bookseller
A Castle of Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
009639
Title
Chinese Opera Watercolors: Guo ju ren wu shui cai hua
Author
Lan Wang; editor-Max C.W. Liu
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good. (7 of 10)
Jacket condition
/Very Good- (dustjacket)
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition - Limited
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Distributor Chinese Watercolor Society
Place of Publication
Taipei
Date published
1978
Bookseller catalogs
Art;

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