The Art of Chinese Ritual Masks (2 volumes in slipcase)


2 volumes - one hardcover and one paperbound - in slipcase, (NF/VG-), SMC Publishing Inc., Taipei, 1996, in English and Chinese, hardcover is primary vol. - text is mainly Chinese and book is profusely illustrated with color and b&w photos, paperbound vol. is supplemental English-language translation, 261 pages (hardcover) and 51 pages (paperbound), each volume contains Prefaces and Epilogue and Index, set in case is 9-3/8 in. x 12-1/4 in x 1-1/8 in., hardcover is black cloth with turquoise and stamped titles with image of mask affixed to front, hardcover has red endpapers, paperbound is red textured paper with black titles and decoration, paperbound shows one very short closed tear at base of front cover, slipcase is black cloth and black paper with turquoise titles and a small stamped metal mask on red paper ground inset into front, case shows some slight wear to corners with two small areas of paper-loss, case also shows a few minor scuffs and has original isbn/price sticker ($125.00) on back, set protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Books: Near Fine, Slipcase: Very Good- 4893 [Oss0618CV] Please feel free to contact us with questions about our books - we are happy to provide further information!

Title: The Art of Chinese Ritual Masks (2 volumes in slipcase)

Author Name: Xue Ruolin, Editor-in-Chief; with Chen Hongren and Yu Daxi, Deputy Editors-in-Chief

Categories: Asian Art,

Publisher: SMC Publishing Inc.:

ISBN Number: 9576383374

ISBN Number 13: 9789576383373

Binding: Hardcover and Softcover in case

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Slipcase: Very Good-

Seller ID: CL004893

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