Rutland, Vermont. Tuttle. 1962. Reprint. Stock ID #165127
Map, 39 colour plates, many black and white plates and line illustrations, xx + 193pp + plates, appendices which include a glossary, Chinese Dynasties, bibliography, marks and devices, light damp stain upper cloth cover, very light foxing reverse dustjacket, price tag clipped, a good hardback copy.
26.9 x 19.4cm. Originally published by Batsford in 1936. "This book presents a full descriptive account of the significance and meaning of the carvings produced in this prized stone by Chinese craftsmen from the earliest times, through the Chou and succeeding dynasties, down to the twentieth century. In the achievement of his task, the author has endeavoured to embody the results of a study that occupied his leisure moments over a number of years: the study of an intriguing and beautiful art that for many centuries has been interwoven into the very life of the Chinese." Publisher's description.
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Price: $45.00 AU