石碣村.[Shijie cun]. 闹江州. [Nao Jiangzhou]. [Chinese Lianhuanhua Book - Two Stories from the Water Margin]. NAI'AN SHI, 施耐庵.

石碣村.[Shijie cun]. 闹江州. [Nao Jiangzhou]. [Chinese Lianhuanhua Book - Two Stories from the Water Margin].

北京.[Beijing]. 人民美術出版社.[Ren min mei shu chu ban she]. 2010. Stock ID #169531

Two short stories bound in one volume, 27 + 43 black and white illustrations accompanied by a short text on the lower section of each page, as new in wrappers. Text in Chinese. 12 x 12.9cm. This book tells the story of "Three Ruan Brothers" and the story of 宋江 [Song Jiang], the leader of the outlaws, from the Chinese classic novel "The Water Margin".

Chinese Lianhuanhua books, literally translated as "serial pictures or linked pictures", are also known as Chinese comic books or little character's books. This is an unique genre of Chinese illustrated books which differ from Western cartoons, comics, and Japanese manga by its use of traditional Chinese line drawing techniques and its layout format (one image accompanied by a line or two short text along one side of the panel). (When referring to this item please quote stockid 169531).

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