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    [Chinese Block Book]. Chinese Wood Block Book Featuring Illustrations of Objects in the Book of Odes. [Tokyo: n.d., 20th C.]. Three volumes [10 by 7.25 inches] with approximately thirty-six accordion-folded leaves in each volume. Complete in seven chapters in three volumes (Vol. I: Chap. 1-2; Vol. II: Chap. 3-4; Vol. III: Chap. 5-7). Stab sewn bindings of blue patterned paper, mounted label printed in black on the covers.

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    Wrappers somewhat soil and abraded in places, with some discoloration. Edges slightly bumped, else a very good, attractive set of this work and an excellent example of a Japanese printing of a beautifully illustrated Chinese wood block book.



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