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Lot 0059
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Author: Bredon, Juliet.
Title: Chinese New Year Festivals: A Picturesque Monograph of the Rites, Ceremonies and Observances in relation thereto.
Place Published: Shanghai
Publisher:Kelly & Walsh
Date Published: 1930
Description:


Illustrated with six tipped-in color plates from selected Chinese paintings of New Years' rituals. Marginal drawings and vignettes. 31½x25½cm (12½x10") quarter cloth & colorful decorated boards, paper cover label. First Edition.



Illustrations depict typical New Years' rituals in China, such as a dice game, lantern hanging, music playing , etc. A beautiful and scarce book.

Condition

Some staining and fading to spine, mild rubbing to corners, else very good and bright.

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Estimate $400 - $600Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA