Gong Yuban; Wu Rong ed.; Zheng Tong annotated: HUITU QUANBEN LU BAN JING JIANG JIA JING. (An Illustrated Complete Edition of the Lu Ban Jing). Beijing, 2014. 2, 3, 37; 33, 6; 25, 17; 36 folded leaves. Numerous full page b/w woodcut illustrations. 4 vols. 31x19 cm. Stitched.
GBP 300.00
Facsimile reproduction of the extremely rare Ming dynasty Wanli reign illustrated edition of the Lu Ban Jing - attributed to Gong Yuban of the Western Zhou dynasty and much later edited and annotated by two Ming dynasty scholars, Wu Rong and Zheng Tong. The work deals with the world of carpenters and joiners in late imperial China, discussing both the technical and the religious and ritual aspects of architecture, building and furniture making. This illustrated edition was also accompanied by other shorter related works which are also reproduced here. Accompanied by numerous woodcut illustrations throughout the four volumes. In Chinese. Out-of-print and hard to obtain.
Subjects: Architecture Illustrated Books
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 186 in printed List 202.
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