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Annie Macbeth
Pictures from the Land of Sina. The Collection of Miss Annie Macbeth. For by the Greatness and Beauty of the Creatures Proportionably the Maker of Them is Seen
1915. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Good. 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall. Text in English. Illustrations in black and white. Original string binding Chinese traditional paper wrappers with string worn at the bottom. Covers worn at the surface and edges. Light watermarks throughout the book at the bottom. Light watermarks on both top and bottom of last 12 pages. Insect holes on last 4 pages and back of back cover. Otherwise in very good condition. Published privately without publication place but most probably published in Shanghai. Pictures from the Land of Sina (China), the Collection of Miss Annie Macbeth. A rare publication illustrated with 22 plates reproducing Chinese paintings from the T'ang, Sung, Yuan, Ming, and Ching dynasties, each protected with captioned guard sheet. The paintings reproductions are examples from five dynasties illustrating the influence of religion and nature on the various artists. This work introduces 46 artwork of paintings including "Kuan Yin", "dawn", "the temple of rest", "eagle", "the mountain retreat of Tao Hung-Ching", "carp", "the seven worthies leaving the capital to enter into retirement", "Han Wu Ti seeking the elixir of life", "mountain and stream", "study of crane", "ma ku with deer", "the dragon", "magnolia and pear blossom", "the surrender of Chao Chun to the Khan of Hsiung Nu", "ma ku", "pine and cypress", "lotus flowers and leaves" by Yen Li-pen (Yan Liben), Wu Tao-tzu (Wu Daozi), Mi Yu-jen (Mi Youren), Li Cheng, the emperor Hui Tsung (Hui Zong), Chao Po-chu (Zhao Boju), Hsu Ch'ung chu (Xu Chongju), Kuo Hsi (Guoxi), San H … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Nanya art and fine books [China]
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