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Chinese Bamboo Book - - 9999. [1200764]
[Facsimile made in China]. - Size: 5 1/2 inches x 9 in. x 1 3/4 in. (thick), ten sheets, which are made of joined bamboo strips, with specially incised and pigmented Chinese text; the strips are held together with brown cord, and attached to a dark blue fabric backing, that shows a floral design in brown-gold, with a brown silk ribbon border, pasted around the fabric backing, giving an accordion fold to the book; it is bound with hardcovers at each end, with black cord, and the outer and inner covers are black-surfaced, and printed in a gold ink with Chinese ideograms, and the form of a seated figure. This is a reproduction of a traditional form of the Chinese book, made of bound bamboo strips with incised writing on the bamboo; a facsimile book, which is crafted from bamboo, and bound in a traditional manner. All text is in Chinese. The cover edges, surfaces show light wear. Weight: 2 1/2 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
Last Found On: 2016-09-19           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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