Liu Xiang: LIE NU ZHUAN. (Biographies of Virtuous Women). Beijing, 2009. Various pagings in 8 ce. Woodcut illustrations throughout. 32x22 cm. Stitched, cloth case.
GBP 400.00
Finely done facsimile reprint to the original size of the 1779 edition of the well-known text attributed to Liu Xiang of the Han dynasty relating the lives of exemplary (and not so exemplary) women. This edition is famous for the many beautiful woodcuts after the Ming artist, Qiu Ying. All texts in Chinese. Produced in a limited edition of 300 copies and immediately out-of-print. Very hard to find. Mint copy as new.
Subjects: Illustrated Books
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 221 in printed List 202.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books,