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A Book of Famous and Beautiful Chinese Ladies from All Antiquities
No publishing details.. No date. (Early Twentieth century?).. 10 watercolours on silk, accordion style folding binding, gilt border upper and lower edges, wooden boards, Chinese character for happiness carved into upper cover and painted green. Pastedowns have been glued a little carelessly causing paper to "bubble" in a few places. Very good copy. 19 x 13cm. Text in Chinese and English. The ten watercolours show Li-Chuan, a favourite concubine of Emperor Wu Ti (Han Dynasty); Mu-lan, the soldier girl (Liang Dynasty); Wu Chiang-hsien, concubine of Emperor Yang of the Sui Dynasty; Ch'eng I-Nin, a favourite concubine of Emperor Shun Ti of the Yuan Dynasty; A maid of honor of the Tang Dynasty; Yang Yu-Huan; Su Hui; Hua Jui Fu Jen; Chang Li-hun a favourite concubine of Emperor Ch'en Hou-chu and Hsi Shih, the fuel peddler's daughter who was made a princess. .
      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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