Lot 33 of 319:
Elaborate exhibit catalog for Chinese paintings, 1929  

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Title:
To So Gen Min meiga taikan [Catalogue of the works of Chinese master painters]

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Place:
Tokyo

Publisher:
Otsuka Kogeisha

Date:
[c.1929-30]

Description:

4 volumes. With 200 plates, most monochrome collotypes, some mounted color, reproducing paintings; printed tissue guards. 55.5x43.3 cm (21¾x17"), cloth wrappers with paper title labels, side-stitched, gilt edges; set in blue cloth chitsu with bone clasps. Limited to 200 copies.

Elaborate catalogue of an exhibition of paintings of the T'ang, Sung, Yuan, and Ming dynasties, held at the Art Gallery in Tokyo in 1928, under the auspices of the Japanese government. There was a two-volume edition published in 1929 prior to the present, much scarcer edition, which was published either in 1929 or 1930. Typed title and description in English taped to inside of chitsu. 

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Condition:
Some rubbing, extremity wear and fading to chitsu; cloth wrappers with some fairly minor wear, light foxing within; very good.


 
Item number:
318626
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