# 43072


Chinese Pictorial Art (presentation copy)

$550.00 AUD

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Shanghai : Commercial Press, 1914. First edition. Quarto, silk-covered boards, lettered in gilt (edges rubbed and frayed, the upper board detached and held in place only by the delicate silk), pp. 324, [iv], [ii], 74, [ii], illustrated with 32 colour plates, with a signed presentation inscription from the author.

Illustrated catalogue of a collection of artworks ‘recently been acquired by Herr Klas Fahraeus, of Brevik, Stockholm’. An important record of one of the most significant private collections of Chinese art held in Scandinavia at the time, later dispersed at auction.