Meisterwerke Chinesischer Malerei, 12 bis 18 Jahrhundert (Masterworks of Chinese Painting, 12th to 18th Centuries), by Ch'iu-sheng Lin, 1944
Published by Amstutz, Herdeg and Co, Zurich, Switzerland, 1944. Printed in Switzerland.
Large folio with dual clasp fastening, approx 50.5cm high x 34cm wide x 1.5cm deep.
Held within original outer slipcase. Slipcase made of plain card and a bit shelfworn - with 13cm split to spine, but intact overall.
Comprises 1 x 12pp booklet, unbound (11 printed pages) and 8 loose colour plates (complete).
Contents are all in fine condition, with just very slight corner bumping. Folio front outer cover has some sun discoloration.
Folio covers are cream cloth over boards with red printed motif and title.
Interior of folio is very clean indeed.
Introductory booklet and plates are on thick ivory matt card. The 8 featured full colour plates are detailed here.
All text in German.
Plates are all of wonderful quality. A very handsome set indeed - and very scarce.