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Vintage CHINESE Book STORY OF RICE 12 Hand Colored Illustrations OLD CHINA
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Portland, Oregon, United States

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Last updated on  14 Apr, 2014 03:08:25 BST  View all revisions

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Binding: WOOD Topic: Asia
Subject: History Special Attributes: Illustrated


 

Vintage CHINESE Book STORY OF RICE 12 Hand Colored Illustrations OLD CHINA





















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Beautiful old Chinese hand coloured folding picture book, telling the "Story of Rice". Contains twelve (12) original hand colored illustrations, mounted on concertina style fan-fold pages with English text. The book is bound with wooden boards and although is undated, it appears to have been published in the earlier part of the 20th century, possibly circa 1920's to 1930's. The front cover is decorated with the Chinese character for "happiness" carved within a circular border. There are 12 exquisite illustrations, accompanies by a brief text in English on the facing page. 

book measures approx 5 inches by 7 1/2 inches

Condition: please see digital images - very nice overall vintage condition - the wood covers are slightly bowed / warped - inside back cover page has an signed inscription from a previous owner, reads: "Harry James Hansen III" - no tears to pages - illustrations are beautiful with rich, vivid colors - the inside pages that are attached to the wood boards have gold paint or gold type flecks - all of the illustrations are very nice with no stains, tears or creases - all illustrations in the book are shown

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