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THREE HUNDRED MASTERPIECES OF CHINESE PAINTING IN THE PALACEMUSEUM.
- Taichung [1975], N.P.M. Blue silk, stitched binding, as new, copy, 2 blue cloth folding cases, ivory clasps, profusely illustrated with tipped in color plates, tissue guards, English & Chinese text, index, very clean, flawless. R A R E Extensive plate-by-plate commentaries on each work. Compiled by Wang Shih-chieh [Wang Shijie] & Lo Chia-luen. English introduction by Wang & essay by Lo: AN APPROACH TO THE APPRECIATION OF CHINESE PAINTING. * A magnificient and monumental work, covering 300 of the most of the important artists works from the T'ang to Ming dynasties. Each illustration is preceeded by a tissue sheet with description, date, size & details in English. * This is a major reference resource for the collection for these periods. Highly useful to any serious library, student or collector. * THE PLATES: 300 plates, mostly collotype but some tipped-in color. * EDITION: The FIRST EDITION was published in 1959, in a LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 1500. + Another 1959, unnumbered edition of 500 copies, 6 blue . silk bound volumes, 3 per box. Followed by 1960 edition of 500 copies Followed by 1975 edition of 1000 copies. *
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