Pékin. 1930. Stock ID #155814
Profusely illustrated in black and white throughout, + 676 +  + 35 + pp, one gathering transposed but the work is complete. Attractive modern marbled paper covered boards, plain black cloth spine, portion of original upper wrapper laid down on the upper cover. Edges uncut, 41 x 28cm. Very good copy. The author of this interesting work was an antique dealer and thus handled a great many Chinese arts over many years. In this well illustrated large work he discusses a wide range of Chinese antiquities from paintings and furniture to areas less commonly written about including shoes, magical arts, knives, glass beads, puppets, sculpture, inkwells, candles, ceramics, earthenware vessels, roof tiles and wedding related items.
Chronique des dynasties Chinoises bound in at rear. Text in French with captions in French and Chinese. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155814).
Price: $900.00 AU