Myths and Folklore (in Silhouette Cut-Outs )( China / Chinese Legends / Tales )(includes: The Herd Boy & the Weaving Maiden; How Molo Stole the Lovely Rose-Red; Sky O' Dawn; Lady of the Moon; Politeness Pays; Spirit Bird; Theft of the Dragon Pearl )

By: No Author / Chinese Myth and Folklore

Price: $255.94

Quantity: 1 available


-----------limp hardcover with brocaded images on cloth, images are of Chinese people - men and women - rich and poor - set into an Oriental looking background, sewn binding, overall a Very Good+ copy, no publishers information or date ---likely produced as a booklet for tourists or visitors, this contains 7 stories, titles are: The Herd Boy & the Weaving Maiden; How Molo Stole the Lovely Rose-Red; Sky O' Dawn; The Lady of the Moon; Politeness Pays; The Spirit Bird; The Theft of the Dragon Pearl, each story is one page long and is in black ink on a transparent crinkly kind of paper, the text becomes completely readable when opened against the cream paper behind the transparent page ---very nice design, each story is illustrated with a single illustration facing the story, each illustration relates to the story and is made of silhouette images cut out and laid down, the detail is quite astounding as the smallest details are cut out, including the scales on the dragons, scales on the fish, the weave of baskets, eyes, noses, mouths, leaves, tiger stripes, etc, 8 illustrations in total ---all done with this silhouette style of cut out paper, a marvellous little book and clearly scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Myths and Folklore (in Silhouette Cut-Outs )( China / Chinese Legends / Tales )(includes: The Herd Boy & the Weaving Maiden; How Molo Stole the Lovely Rose-Red; Sky O' Dawn; Lady of the Moon; Politeness Pays; Spirit Bird; Theft of the Dragon Pearl )

Author Name: No Author / Chinese Myth and Folklore

Illustrator: Uncredited Illustrations

Categories: Occult / New Age / Myth / Legend,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: China, No Place ( China ): No Publisher, No Date (circa 1935 ), No Publishing Information ( Assumed 1st Edition, First Printing ): 1935

Binding: Brocaded Cloth Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as issued

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155501

Keywords: No Author / Chinese Myth and Folklore ,