Lot 34 of 443:
Chinese legends in silhouette cut-outs  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
$300 - $500

Legends of Ancient China


[Chefoo, China]

[Women's Bible School, Self Help Dept., Presbyterian Mission]



8 heavy leaves with mounted black paper cut-outs, interleaved with 7 sheets of printed glassine.18.5x23 cm (7¼x9"), Chinese-style binding with flexible woven tapestry covers.

Charming and scarce book with Chinese silhouette cutwork, produced by Temple Hill Cut-outs. The title page contains a cutout of two figures, one in a boat, and the other on land, followed by pictures of the seven legends with an English description facing on glassine. With two later owners' inscriptions on front pastedown.

Lot Amendments

Some rubbing to wrappers, the string spine stitching broken in places; one glassine with corner torn off, text not affected; a few others with short tears; else very good.

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