Machida City Museum: THE 'TAHARAKASANE' ILLUSTRATED HANDSCROLL OF CULTIVATION, AND ALBUM OF SCENES OF TILLING AND WEAVING (GENGZHI TU) MADE AT THE REQUEST OF THE KANGXI EMPEROR. Machida, 2000. 93 pp. Colour plates throughout, numerous b/w illustrations. 30x21 cm. Paper.
Based on an exhibition reflecting this museum's continuing interest in agricultural themes, this catalogue is also invaluable in addressing an early edition of one of China's most important illustrated books, the 'Gengzhi Tu' based on paintings by Jiao Bingzhen, of the Kangxi period, with a detailed discussion of this and other editions. In Japanese only. Scarce.
Subjects: Illustrated Books
New stock due shortly, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 530 in printed List 193.
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