Clive Farahar Antiquarian Books - Rare and Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts

 
CHINA.
CHINESE PRINTING BLOCK
CHINA. Hand carved Wooden Block for printing the preface to a text about poetry,  one side is titled "Preface, leaf 1", carving has only just begun on the verso,   19th century,
double-sided 7 x 10 ins. Leaf 1 has been inked only a few times,
The incomplete verso includes the maxim, 'divide one meal to have it as two meals'.
£85.00   

Stock ref: 11522




 
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