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Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung Lou Meng) by Cao Xueqin; Gao E; Cheng Weiyuan - Hardcover - from Librairie La Foret des livres (SKU: R2072)

Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung Lou Meng)

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Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung Lou Meng)

by Cao Xueqin; Gao E; Cheng Weiyuan

  • Used
  • hardcover
Condition
Bon
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Quebec, Quebec
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About This Item

18th-century Chinese novel of manners. « A richly illustrated Chinese accordion book with 10 silk paintings about the story of the red chamber. The features of this book are nothing less than remarkable, hand made paper with the paintings hand painted on very fine silk. The story is written in both Chinese and English, the typeface is a much older type dating to the 1930's. The book is handmade after the oriental fashion. The name of the artist is clearly advertised by seal chop, and is not a studio chop, which is featured on the strip on the front cover. The paintings are flawless, bright, with no smudging or discoloring of any kind, they are framed by a rich cream silk pattern. The book cover is in good condition, done in a rich very dark plum colored silk. There is only one other known copie of this bi-lingual painting album on the market. It is in excellent condition as featured here, the size is 8.5" x 6" (21 cm x 15.2 cm) and has a total of 10 painted illustrations measuring 6.25" x 4.5" (15.9 cm x 10.8 cm).»NOTE: The book will be carefully packed and sent by Canada Post. For the International sending, please to contact us. LE LIVRE sera emballé avec soin et envoyé via Postes Canada. Pour l envoi International, s il vous plaît nous contacter.

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Bookseller
Librairie La Foret des livres CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
R2072
Title
Dream of the Red Chamber (Hung Lou Meng)
Author
Cao Xueqin; Gao E; Cheng Weiyuan
Format/binding
Couverture rigide
Book condition
Used - Bon
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Keywords
ARTS, CHINESE LITERATURE, SILK PAINTING, CHINA
Bookseller catalogs
LIVRES ANCIENS; ARTS; LIVRES SIGNÉS;

Terms of Sale

Librairie La Foret des livres

CONDITIONS DE VENTE: Nous utilisons les services et les tarifs de base de Postes Canada. Les frais de transport sont taxables. Le tout est calculé en fonction du code postal, du poids de la commande et du type de livraison choisi. Les frais de transport peuvent être modifiés si une raison valable le justifie. ---- Chèques et mandats acceptés en dollars canadiens seulement. N'hésitez pas à nous contacter directement pour un devis d'expédition précis.

CONDITIONS OF SALE: We use basic Canada Post services and rates. Transport costs are taxable. Everything is calculated according to the postal code, the weight of the order and the type of delivery chosen. Transport costs can be modified if a valid reason justifies it.. ----Checks and money orders accepted in Canadian Dollars only. Do not hesitate to contact us directly for precise shipping quote.

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Librairie La Foret des livres

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About Librairie La Foret des livres

Livres en Francais et bonne sélection en Anglais. Ex-libris, cartes postales, photographies d'art, etc... Vente sur internet ou sur rendez-vous. Nous contacter au besoin. English : Books mostly in French but also a good selection in English; postcards, bookplates, etc....Sale on Internet or on appointment. Do not hesitate to contact us.

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