ZPM164 - NEW BOOK
Zhejiang Provincial Museum ed: PIAO HAI WEN JIAN: 15 SHIJI CHAOXIAN RUSHI CUI PU YANZHONG DE ZHEJIANG. (Things Seen from Crossing the Seas: 15th Century Zhejiang Seen through the Eyes of the Korean Confucianist, Cui Pu). Beijing, 2016. 315 pp. Colour plates throughout. One loose colour folding map. 29x22 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of a most interesting exhibition at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum in 2016 exploring the journey of the Korean minister and Confucianist scholar, Cui Pu, to China in 1488. He spent 135 days travelling in Zhejiang province and, upon his return to Korea, wrote a journal 'Piao Hai Lu' - 'A Journal of Travels across the Seas'. The exhibition showed over 300 exhibits from both museums in China and Korea and is a major and fascinating exploration of the life and material culture in Korea and China towards the end of the 15th century. Illustrated throughout. Text in Chinese. Very hard to obtain.
Subjects: Travel Art
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 47 in printed List 195.
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