A Dream Of Red Mansions (3 vol. set)

By: Hsueh-Chin, Tsao & Ngoi, Kao

Price: $120.00

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From the Donald Olsen collection of modern firsts----A handsome three volume set printed in the "People's Republic of China"--Peking. Blue boards with gilt and deep red decorated cloth spine. Silk place markers, decorated endpapers and pastedowns. Wrap around dustjackets with a depiction of Chinese life--loaded with symbolism and traditional Chinese figures--ie...Chinese storks, pagodas, temples, pole fishing, willows....taken from a watercolor portrait. This edition comes with a double folded "Chief Characters in the Novel and Their Relationships"---as well as a bookplate from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts--further labeled "From the Library of Ulrich Mammitzsch--professor of Liberal Studies". A fine set in fine dustjackets---no price on the flaps--in fact the flaps are blank altogether. Turquoise top stains. One of the best known works of Chinese fiction in a superb presentation.

Title: A Dream Of Red Mansions (3 vol. set)

Author Name: Hsueh-Chin, Tsao & Ngoi, Kao

Illustrator: Tai Tun-Pang

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Edition: First

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1978

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: cfe12838

Keywords: FICTION CHINA PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC