Shanghai Library ed: PIAOXIANG LIUCAI: SHANGHAI TUSHUGUAN CANG ZHONGGUO GUDAI SHUJI ZHUANGHUANG YISHU. (The Art of Ancient Books and Bookbinding from the Collections of the Shanghai Library). Shanghai, 2018. 2, 4, 364 pp. Colour plates throughout. 30x23 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of a highly-regarded exhibition at the Shanghai Library in 2018 showing a large and varied selection of woodblock-printed books, manuscripts, rubbings and albums from the Library's highly-important collection. In addition to the illustrations and description of superb works dating from the Song through to the Qing dynasties, much attention is given to the equally fine bindings, wrappings and containers of these rarities. Illustrated throughout in colour. Text in Chinese. Hard to obtain and already out-of-print.
Subjects: Rare Books Illustrated Books
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 245 in printed List 202.
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