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CALLIGRAPHY AND THE EAST ASIAN BOOK. Frederick W. Mote et al. Art Museum, Princeton University, 1989. Published by Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boston, in association with Friends of the Gest Library, Princeton University. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Random House, New York. 262 pp. with 178 ills. 26 x 20 cm. LC 88-26455 ISBN 0877734801 In English.
Illustrating more than 120 works (primarily Chinese) selected from the Gest Library's 500,000-volume collection, this book features extensive scholarly texts detailing the history of handwritten scrolls and the influence of calligraphy on printed books from the T'ang (618-906) through the Ch'ing (1644-1911) dynasties. (Now available only as a special issue of The Gest Library Journal, Volume II, number 2, Spring 1988.)
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — China — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 052739
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