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YINGZAO FASHI (YING TSAO FA SHI) LI JIE TAO EDITION

Lot 0110 Details

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8 volumes in dark blue hard covers, 100s of color & b/w illustrations, some folding.
Dark blue cloth covers with silks ties and bone fasteners. Title translation: Treatise on Architectural Methods or State Building Standards. Original 1925 edition, known as the Tao Printing. Eight volumes octavo, hundreds of illustrations, some folding, others with annotations printed in red. A technical treatise on architecture and craftsmanship written by the Chinese author Li Jie (1065-1110), an official who supervised of state buildings and construction during China's Song Dynasty (960-1279). This is the oldest existing technical manual about Chinese architecture to have survived intact and in its entirety.

Artist: Li Jie
Issued: 1925
Dimensions: 9.5"W x 13"L x 4.75"
Country of Origin: China
Condition
Age related wear.
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YINGZAO FASHI (YING TSAO FA SHI) LI JIE TAO EDITION

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Lot 0110 Details

Description
...
8 volumes in dark blue hard covers, 100s of color & b/w illustrations, some folding.
Dark blue cloth covers with silks ties and bone fasteners. Title translation: Treatise on Architectural Methods or State Building Standards. Original 1925 edition, known as the Tao Printing. Eight volumes octavo, hundreds of illustrations, some folding, others with annotations printed in red. A technical treatise on architecture and craftsmanship written by the Chinese author Li Jie (1065-1110), an official who supervised of state buildings and construction during China's Song Dynasty (960-1279). This is the oldest existing technical manual about Chinese architecture to have survived intact and in its entirety.

Artist: Li Jie
Issued: 1925
Dimensions: 9.5"W x 13"L x 4.75"
Country of Origin: China
Condition
...
Age related wear.

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