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Lot 402: Asien - China - - Hunter, Dard. Chinese Ceremonial Paper. A monograph relat

Rare & Valuable Books, Modern Art, Prints & Photographs

by Nosbüsch & Stucke GmbH

November 4, 2016

Fasanenstraße 28, Berlin, Germany

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  • Asien - China - - Hunter, Dard. Chinese Ceremonial Paper. A monograph relat
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Description: Asien - China - - Hunter, Dard. Chinese Ceremonial Paper. A monograph relating to the fabrication of paper and tin foil and the use of paper in chinese rites and religious ceremonies. Mit 48 montierten Papierbeispielen, 2 alten montierten Papieren, 6 gefalteten Tafeln, 9 Photogravüren sowie weiteren Illustrationen. Chillicothe/Ohio, Mountain House Press, 1937. 79 S. 1 Bl. 29,5 x 21,5 cm. Schwarzer Original-Halbmaroquinband mit Rückentitel und illustrierten Deckelbezügen in Original-Pappschuber (dieser lichtspurig und mit geringen Läsuren).
Eins von 125 nummerierten Exemplaren. - Druckvermerk vom Autor signiert. - "The present volume deals not only with the use of papers in Chinese sacrificial offerings, but a part of the book, with illustrations, is devoted to the making and decorating of the holy paper." - 2 Papiermuster mit längeren Randeinrissen, vereinzelt mit Abklatsch bzw. Leimschatten, insgesamt aber sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar des höchst seltenen und aufwändig hergestellten Werkes.

With 48 mounted paper samples, 2 mounted vintage paper samples, 6 fold. plates, 9 photogravures and other illustrations. Orig. black half morocco with illustrated covers in orig. slip-case. - One of 125 numbered copies. - 2 samples with longer tears to margins, some off-setting, overall a fine copy.

Artist or Maker: Hunter, Dard.

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