National Palace Museum: LIN SU GUAN HAI: YUANCANG YANG SHOUJING TUSHU TEZHAN. The Bibliophile Yang Shoujing and His Guanhaitang Library of Rare Editions and Antiquarian Books. Taibei, 2016. 183 pp. Numerous colour plates, a good number full page. 29x29 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Palace Museum exploring the life and collecting efforts of the bibliophile Yang Shoujing (1839-1915). Yang assembled two libraries (including many rare items bought whilst living in Japan) and many of the books from his collection (1634 titles) are in the library of the National Palace Museum. Highlights of the collection include Song and Yuan imprints. Illustrated throughout with many rare and interesting works, including much from the Song and Yuan dynasties. Prefaces, introductions to each section and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Rare Books Printing
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 513 in printed List 190.
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