Possessing the Past: Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei


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Large format hardcover, folio bound in light brick red cloth and original publisher’s dust-jacket. 648 pages. Director’s Forewords, Chronology, Notes, Bibliography, List of Plates, List of Maps, Index. Profusely illustrated throughout with hundreds of color photographs. First edition, first printing with no other printings listed on copyright page. Additional contributions by the following scholars: Chang Lin-sheng; James Cahill; Wai-kam Ho; Maxwell K. Hearn; and Richard M. Barnhart. This publication issued in conjunction with the exhibition “Splendors of Imperial China….” by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, et alia. Page from the Princeton Weekly Bulletin laid-in loose, which includes, among others, a brief biography of Wen C. Fong’s academic career. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, like new. Fine in a fine dust-jacket. A quite large and heavy book, Priority and International orders will require additional postage, calculated as close to actual cost as possible. Standard mail recommended.

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Weight 8.5 lbs


Book Author

Fong, Wen C.; Watt, James C.Y.


Metropolitan Museum of Art / National Palace Museum / Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

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New York / Taipei


Folio – over 12 – 15" tall

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