Ball, Katherine M.
Title BAMBOO ITS CULT AND CULTURE Paintings by Wang Tseng-Tsu Imperial Prince Painter
Edition First Edition
Publisher Berkeley, CA The Gillick Press 1945
Seller ID 6731
SIGNED. This is a signed, limited edition hardcover book (that comes with a very tattered, delicate, poor dust jacket) . The book has a rich black cloth cover with a paper overlay with the title. The end papers have a woven gauze pattern, white-green design against a dark green background. The book contains reproductions of 10 of the paintings in the original album by this painter. They are in tones of black, white, grey. Full page. The accompanying text includes testimony, poetry, excerpts from literature, artists, scholars related to art, artists, and bamboo and "Universal Art Principles". The design of the book empasizes layout and presentation. This book is number 494 of 500 and is signed by Ball in ink. The covers are firmly bound with strong hinges and end papers. There are no marks or writings on the end papers or pages. There is a tiny bookstore label near the front gutter (Westwind Bookshop Duxbury Massachusetts) . There is an errata slip pasted in at the rear. There is an old book scent. Tall, wide - approximately 13" x 13" . The dust jacket is poor and a portion of the back flap is separated, but present. Seriously chipped around the edges, some soil and spots. ; 8vo; Signed by Author
Art Calligraphy Bamboo Asian Asian Art China Chinese Art Painting