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The Shop Signs of Peking by  H. K Fung - Hardcover - 1931 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004510)

The Shop Signs of Peking

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The Shop Signs of Peking

by Fung, H. K

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  • Hardcover
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Peking: Chinese Painting Association of Peking, 1931. Original highly decorative patterned-paper boards with embroidered silk corners and hand-written cover label on silver; cloth spine and string cords in the Asian style. Some foxing to endpapers and some oxidation of metallic paints. A beautiful copy One of 100 unnumbered copies. Eighteen leaves with 101 hand-colored illustrations of shop signs advertising various trades, highlighted in gold and silver with Chinese and English captions. Shops include pawn shop, apothecary, baker, public bath, goldsmith, and purveyors of swords, funeral garments, ginger, wine, and many others.. Patterned Boards and Cloth. Fine. Small Oblong Folio.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004510
Title
The Shop Signs of Peking
Author
Fung, H. K
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chinese Painting Association of Peking
Place of Publication
Peking
Date published
1931
Keywords
Peking, Beijing, China, Shop Signs, Trades, Hand Colored
Size
Small Oblong Folio

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leaves
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Cloth
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