Li Jie: YINGZAO FASHI. (Manual of Architecture). Beijing, 2006. Various paginations of folded leaves comprising 4 volumes text and 4 volumes illustrations, many in beautiful colour. 8 vols. 33x22 cm. Stitched.
Fine original-size facsimile of the 1925 edition of the famous Song dynasty manual on traditional Chinese architecture, construction techniques and architectural decoration. The 1925 edition was a carefully prepared and highly-regarded work, incorporating part of the 1103 and 1145 editions. The colour is also retained in this facsimile and the detail is good. cf. Hervouet 186-187 for notes on the original work. In Chinese. Out-of-print.
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 458 in printed List 196.
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