Chinese Color Prints from the Painting Manual of the `Mustard Seed Garden` [Jieziyuan Huazhuan; Huapu].  
  With Sixteen [16] Facsimile Reproductions [Facsimiles] in the size of the originals. With an Introduction by Jan Tschichold.  

Author Tschichold, Jan [Intr.] / Mason, Eudo C. [Tr.]
Place of Publication New York
Publication Name The Beechhurst Press
Year 1953
Language(s) English
RARE album of facsimile reproductions from the renowned `Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden` (Jieziyuan Huazhuan, sometimes known as Jieziyuan Huapu) - a printed manual of Chinese painting compiled during the early-Qing Dynasty, an important early example of color printing. 325x280mm. 17 text pages & 16 full-page plates. Oblong illustrated board Hardcover laid in slipcase. Slipcase stained and worn. Slipcase hinges/spine partly missing. Slipcase edges and corners worn and peeling. Cover age-stained and yellowing. Front cover edges slightly peeled. Inner cover and whitepages age-stained. Previous owner`s stamp on slipcase, front whitepage, pages 7 and 9. Pages slightly yellowing and wavy. [SUMMARY]: This rare facsimile reproduction of early Chinese color-prints, of immense interest to historians and lovers of far-eastern art, is otherwise in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number AR 950 001

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