The Essence of Chinese Calligraphy Since Shang Dynasty, 1st edition 2 Volume Set, 1969 LAN1689

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The Essence of Chinese Calligraphy Since Shang Dynasty, 1st edition 2 Volume Set, 1969.

中國歷代墨寶精華

Editor in Chief: Hi Dien-fan; Editor: Chang Che-min;

Translated by: Lee Jen-chieh, Shen Wai-hao.

何定藩主編;沈為浩英譯 何定藩 沈為浩

Published by the Anti-Communist Corporation, Taiwan, October 1969.

Scarce 1st edition set.

The set comprises two very large large volumes - collectively weighing about 8.5kg prior to packing. Each volume 432mm high x 300mm wide. Dual language text - Chinese and English. Blue cloth hardback with gilt lettering.

Very good condition set - a little sun-fading to spine and discoloration to endpapers. Text is nice and clean.

These books comprise many calligraphy illustrations including many fold-out sections. A scarce and comprehensive set. No copies listed on COPAC. Only 2 first edition copies on Worldcat.