no publisher, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
Anonymous. The Story of Tea With Hand Paintings, no place, no publisher, undated (late 19th or early 20th century). Leporello, about 6.5x4.75 inches or 17x12cm, 26 leaves with reverse sides blank, wooden covers with carved Chinese lettering on front. Each unfolding shows a page of text in English and Chinese facing a color painting done on silk and mounted. Begins with the growing of tea and takes the reader through the processing and exporting of the final product. Condition of this book: Covers have a few scuff marks, occasional minor staining/marking inside, overall very good. Size: 16mo (very small). 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: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; China; 1900-1920; Farming & Rural Life. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54820.