CHINESISCHE BAMBUSPAPIERHERSTELLUNG, EIN BILDERALBUM AUS DEM 18. JAHRHUNDERT.
- (Berlin): Akademie, (1993).
- oriental style binding with handmade paper covers and string-ties.
- (xxxiv), 80 pages
- ISBN: 3050023694
Price: $212.50 other currencies
Order Nr. 65043
Color reprints of picture album with 24 paintings depicting step-by-step process of Chinese bamboo papermaking. Originals housed under the signature Bb 364 in the Buch- und Schriftmuseum der Deutschen Bucherei in Leipzig. Full-page illustrations portray in charming detail the entire papermaking process, from the harvest of bamboo plants in the mountains to the opening of a paper shop to hawk the finished product. Narration for each illustration provided in German and English. Articles by the authors are well illustrated and followed by English abstracts. Includes detailed bibliography.