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The Chinese Drama - From the Earliest Times until To-Day - Lewis Charles Arlington, H. A. Giles, Mei Lan-fang

1930 - Kelly and Walsh, Shanghai - First edition, number 152 of 750 copies signed by the author
‘A Panoramic Study of the Art in China, tracing its Origin and describing its Actors (in both Male and Female roles): their Costumes and Make-up, Superstitions and Stage Slang: the accompanying Music and Musical Instruments: concluding with Synopses of Thirty Chinese Plays.’

A rare and signed copy of this authoritative work, retaining the beautiful pictorial boards and end-papers, illustrated with 115 full page colour plates ‘reproduced through the medium of stone lithography’, as well as black and white engravings. Signed by Arlington to the front blank endpaper.
 
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Price HK$ 10,000