Kaiming, 1946, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
Various artists. Woodcuts of War-Time China, 1937-1945, Shanghai: Kaiming Book Co., 1946. Quarto, priority unknown here, pp. xxxi, 100 plates, 36 (biographies of artists), illustrated boards, text in Chinese and English. A few color plates but mostly monochrome, showing almost nothing of the Japanese invaders, with many scenes of everyday life and ordinary people. At least 70 artists represented, compiled by the Chinese Woodcutters Association. Condition of this book: Covers discolored, rubbed at extremities, with losses at spine ends. Leaves age-toned, images fine. Size: Quarto. Text is in multiple languages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; China; 1940s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54579.