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Chinese Ceremonial Papers. An Illustrated Bibliography 140.00

Cave, Roderick

Catalogue No.: k2676


Herefordshire: The Whittington Press.


Limited Edition [17/200]; Published Date: 2002


Laid-in ceremonial papers; additional loose folder containing elaborate ceremonial paper and further paper in pocket to rear.


450 x 340 mm (18 x 13 inches) - 62pp.


Grey hardback cloth cover with burgundy papered boards.


G: in good condition without dust jacket as issued. In cloth and paper covered slip case (lightly marked).

An extensive accumulation amounting to a significant collection of mock money, prayer sheets, New Year prints and other forms of paper which have been used in Chinese religion ceremonies for many centuries. This limited edition contains 37 tipped-in examples of Chinese papers including a tipped-in frontispiece of Romeo & Juliet which is described by the Chinese expert Wang Shucan as a 'festival folk print. A further chapter describes 'Spirit Papers Past and Future'.

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Chinese Ceremonial Papers. An Illustrated Bibliography
Chinese Ceremonial Papers. An Illustrated Bibliography