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Lot 263: COMPLETE SIXTEEN VOLUMES OF PO XIAN JI BY SU SHI (1036-1101), PRINTED IN THE WANLI PERIOD each book 26.1cm high
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
COMPLETE SIXTEEN VOLUMES OF PO XIAN JI
BY SU SHI (1036-1101), PRINTED IN THE WANLI PERIOD
comprising six woodblock printed books, edited by Li Zhi (1527-1602), published by Jiao Hong (1540-1620), bearing a collector''s seal reading Zhen Yu Tang (Precious Jade Hall)
each book 26.1cm high
- Good overall appearance with discoloration of the paper due to old age
- No page appears to be missing, there is only some tear and wear to the edges of some pages and to the cover oftwo books, but this does not affec the text
- Foxing to some pages
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