Chuan Shui Hu; Buck, Pearl (Translator); [Limited Editions Club]

Published by New York The George Macy Companies, Inc for the Limited Editions Club 1948, 1948
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2 volumes. Number 1258 of 1500 copies signed in the back by Covarrubias. With illustrations colored by hand by Covarrubias. Folio, original rice paper bindings sewn with red cords, with decorations and lettering in red to the upper covers, housed in the original red chemise and publisher's slipcase. xxix 350; 688 pp. A very fine set. The slipcase is somewhat worn and has tape reinforcement, but is complete. FIRST OF THE EDITION AND AN IMPRESSIVE EDITION WITH TRANSLATION BY PEARL BUCK AND SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS BY COVARRUBIAS. Introduction by Lin Yutang. The plates for the illustrations were made by Pioneer-Moss and printed by the Aldus Printers, the colours being applied by hand in the studio of Paul Baruch. The paper was especially made for the publication. Bookseller Inventory # 25782

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Publisher: New York The George Macy Companies, Inc for the Limited Editions Club 1948

Publication Date: 1948

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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