Taipei, Taiwan: Ming Hua Book Company, 1955. Hardcover. VG. Soine title is only in Chinese. Red cloth with white, red and yellow dustjacket (in mylar). 8 pp., followed by 2 color plates (tipped-in) and 144 bw plates as well as 100+ pp. text in Chinese. English summary (Foreword) tells the reader that the book is in two parts: General description, and Prints with annotations. Each part focuses on: Stone and Jade; Pottery and Porcelain; Caligraphy; Bronze; Architecture; Image; Painting; Tapestry and Embroidery; Lacquer and Cloisonne; Carving. The plates (prints) reproduce the choisest examples from public and private collections, all of whom are identified. The Introduction says there are 224 monochrome plates, which indicates multiple images on some sheets. Rare - not found online or in worldcat.
(Inventory #: 156597)
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