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The Tao Of Painting

By Sze, Mai-Mai




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The Tao of Painting, (two volumes)

Sze, Mai-Mai

New York: Pantheon Books, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. NF/VG, a very nice copy, wear to the dust jackets, some chipping and splitting, the books themselves are tight and clean. Slip case in very good condition.

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The Tao of Painting: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting (2 Volume Boxed Set)

Sze, Mai-Mai;

New York, NY: Pantheon Books / Bollingen Foundation Inc., 1956. 2 Volume Set, 4to. Includes slipcase. Bollingen Series XLIX. Volume I: The Tao of Painting. Volume II: The Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan. Includes a translation of the Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan or Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting 1679-1701. Shelfwear: both volumes DJs are scuffing along the edges and covers, with a few small tears and small missing pieces along edges. Previous owner's bookstamp on inside front covers of both volumes, as well as first few pages on both volumes. Tightly bound. Volumes are in Very Good condition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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Price: $185.00


The Tao of Painting: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting

SZE, Mai-Mai

London: Routledge Kegan Paul, 1957. hardcover. very good(+). With a translation of the 17th century Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan, or Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting. 2 volumes. Profusely illustrated with fine plates, many in color and many folding. Square 4to, pale green cloth (spines slightly faded as usual. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. First English edition.

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The Tao of Painting: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting (Bollingen Series XLIX)

Mai-Mai Sze

Princeton: Bollingen Foundation, Pantheon Books, January 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. used hardcover edition in a dust jacket, in slipcase. 1967 second edition, second printing. sunning to slipcase spine; light scuffing and soiling to slipcase; minor bumping to edges and corners. slight scuffing to jacket; minor bumping to jacket edges; price clip to front jacket flap. negligible shelfwear to binding. pages are clean and bright, with no markings of any kind. a nice copy.

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The Tao of Painting: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting (Complete in Two Volumes) Bollingen Series XLIX

Sze, Mai-Mai

New York: Pantheon Books, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Square quartos; Volume 1, The Tao of Painting; xxii, 161pp including 10 plates (3 double-folding): Volume 2, The Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan (or Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting); xxv, 587pp reproducing over four hundred illustrations of brushwork, ranging from the single stroke of a blade of grass or petal of a flower to the composition of a whole tree or mountain. Fine copies in pale green cloth letterd in gilt; dust jackets have edgewear and timy closed tears at spine ends in paper-covered slipcase with some edgewear, but still very nice. This is a heavy volume; additional shipping may apply.

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THE TAO OF PAINTING: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting. With

SZE, Mai-Mai.

[New York 1956], Pantheon. FIRST EDITION, Green cloth, very good, 2 vols., glossary, index, appendix, bibliography, worn box, profusely illustrated in color & b. w. with fold out plates, 26 x 27 cm. With a translation of the Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan, or MUSTARD SEED GARDEN MANUAL OF PAINTING, [JIE ZI YUAN HUA ZHUANG HUA [NIAO PU] 1679-1701. One of China's most important & beautiful works. This is a study of the ritual disposition of Chinese painting, with a translation of the 17th century edition. Said to be the most beautiful flower book in the graphic history of man. A complete treatise on the four treasures: brush, ink, ink stone and paper. Details on the elements of a picture, analysis of basic terms & chronology. Details color illustrations of trees and rocks, Jen-wu, orchid, bamboo, plum, chrysanthemum, grasses, insects, flowering plants, feathers & fur. With an essay on the preparation of colors. Exceptionally valuable and important reference work to learn more about the original edition, from which this work was done after ! .

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The Tao of Painting: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting (Bollingen Series XLIX), two volumes in one with slipcase.

Mai-Mai Sze

Bollingen Foundation, Pantheon Books, January 1963. Hardcover. Used - Very Good. 2nd edition two volumes in 1 book. Slipcase copy, Slipcase a little worn.. Binding is tight and no interior marks.

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THE TAO OF PAINTING: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting. With

SZE, Mai-Mai.

[New York 1956], Pantheon. FIRST EDITION, Green cloth, very good, 2 vols., glossary, index, appendix, bibliography, worn box, profusely illustrated in color & b. w. with fold out plates, 26 x 27 cm., dustjackets in mylar protectors. With a translation of the Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan, or MUSTARD SEED GARDEN MANUAL OF PAINTING, [JIE ZI YUAN HUA ZHUANG HUA [NIAO PU] 1679-1701. One of China's most important & beautiful works. This is a study of the ritual disposition of Chinese painting, with a translation of the 17th century edition. Said to be the most beautiful flower book in the graphic history of man. A complete treatise on the four treasures: brush, ink, ink stone and paper. Details on the elements of a picture, analysis of basic terms & chronology. Details color illustrations of trees and rocks, Jen-wu, orchid, bamboo, plum, chrysanthemum, grasses, insects, flowering plants, feathers & fur. With an essay on the preparation of colors. Exceptionally valuable and important reference work to learn more about the original edition, from which this work was done after ! .

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Price: $150.00


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The Tao of Painting: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting

Sze, Mai-Mai

(New York 1956): Pantheon books/ Bollingen Series XIX. First Edition. 0blong Quarto. In two volumes.With English translation of the Chieh Tzu Hua Chuan or Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting 1679-1701 by the auhtor. Volume I: The Tao of Painting 161pp. index; folding plates; Volume II: The Chieh tzu yuan Hua Chuan , 587pp, illustrated in black and white with some folding, and a few in color. Bound in green cloth stamped in gilt, spine lettering gilt, spines a bit faded. vol I with a bit of soiling to spine, vol. II has a short tear to head. A very good set housed within publisher's slipcase showing wear.

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The Tao Of Painting: A Study Of The Ritual Disposition Of Chinese Painting

Sze, Mai-Mai

Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press. Hardcover. 1967. 2nd Edition. Square 4to 679pp . Very Good with no DJ. B&W Fold-out Illustrations. Green cloth binding with gold lettering on spine. Housed in a Good+ thick cardboard slipcase. Slipcase is lightly soiled and has worn extremities. Bookplate on front pastedown. Front edges foxed. Green binding cloth slightly discolored . Bollingen series XLIX. With a translation of the 17th century Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan, or Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting, 1679-1 701 .

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The Tao of Painting: a study of the ritual disposition of Chinese painting. Volume Two

Mai-Mai Sze

New York: Panteon, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 33878 shelf. Oversized thick volume. Gold-stamped moss green cloth. Some rubbing/fading to spine. No names, clean text. No dust jacket. With b/w repros. "Volume Two: the Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan, with a translation of The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting, 1679-1701." Designer: Andor Braun.

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Augustine to Galileo

Crombie, A. C

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1979. 4th Printing. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fine Condition/Fine. Two volumes together in one book. 289 and 373 pages Dust Jacket is in fine condition without tears or chips or other damage. Previous owner's signature in ink. Dust jacket in mylar guard. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; ISBN: 0674052730. ISBN/EAN: 9780674052734. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20053. . 9780674052734

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Price: $20.00