Chinese Painting (First Deluxe Printing)

By: Swann, Peter C.

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

First Edition 1958. An absolutely exquisite book in turquoise cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to front and spine/ Tipped in artwork in color plates throughout---including paste down on front cover of Chinese Pottery. Copy is still contained in the original glassine dustjacket in good condition with crack taped in back and lightly rubbed. Front pastedown and endpaper decorated in bamboo pictorial. Original (and small) "Vroman's Pasadena" brown tag--legendary California decades old bookstore on front pastedown. Rear pastedown and endpaper decorated as well. Spine beginning to give a little--otherwise in remarkable condition for age. Covers the beginning of Chinese painting up until the Ch-ing Dynasty till 1911. This is a handmade highly collectable artbook--exquisite with tipped in plates.

Title: Chinese Painting (First Deluxe Printing)

Author Name: Swann, Peter C.

Categories: Books On Art, Chinese Art,

Edition: First Limited

Publisher: Paris, France, Universe Books (Editions Pierre Tisne): 1958

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: cfe11031