Li Kaisheng: MING JIAJING KEBEN YANJIU. (Research into Printed Works from the Jiajing Reign of the Ming Dynasty). Shanghai, 2019. 3, 10, 422 pp. Colour text illustrations. 26x19 cm. Boards.
Good detailed and focussed work on Chinese printed books dating specifically from the Jiajing reign (1522-1567) of the Ming dynasty. Comprehensively covers works published during the reign and also centres of printing active at the time, in particular, Suzhou, Beijing and Jian'an. Also covers works printed at other places throughout China, arranged by province. Recut editions and reprints are also discussed. In Chinese.
A work that has proved hard to obtain.
Subjects: Rare Books Printing
Available, as of: 20/09/2021
Was item 454 in printed List 201.
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