The Story of Chinese Books

Beijing: Foreign languages press, 1985, 1990. First edition, second printing. Paperback. Duodecimo in white wrappers and orange illus with black text box; 6 plates; b&w illus.; 125 p. ; 19 cm. Fine copy with only light crease to cover spine joint and slight signs of use from handling; else excellent copy; clean, bright, crisp pages free of marks, creases and foxing; clean wrappers; edges of pages are clean; no foxing, pen or highlights. Item #84762
ISBN: 0835113043;978083511304

In English. || "This is a reference book to help people know more about the history of Chinese culture. China has a recorded history of 4,000 years, and Chinese books have taken almost as long a period of time to become what they are today. Since both paper and printing were invented in China, the development of books in China provides a glorious page in history of mankind." -rear cover.

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