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December 10, 2018, 06:23:51 pm
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« on: August 05, 2014, 01:02:14 am »

For anyone who hasn't got this book, it is a very useful addition to any library on Chinese scholarly arts and collectibles. I can recommend it.

http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/28857074_book-art-from-the-scholars-studio

It has a really low estimate of US$30. I paid US$150 for my copy 15 years ago!
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« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2014, 04:10:11 am »

Here's another copy on offer for US$1,850 !!!   Grin

http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=10642889541&searchurl=an%3DTsang%26amp%3Bsts%3Dt%26amp%3Btn%3DArts%2Bfrom%2Bthe%2BScholar%2527s%2BStudio

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« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2014, 04:39:20 am »

I actually bought it for about CAD$30 from an arts bookshop in Toronto, which dealt in remaindered books. Then the shipping to Israel was about CAD$60...  Grin  Big heavy book.
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« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2014, 05:06:14 am »

Sounds like another 'must have' book. Collecting books are expensive too.

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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2014, 06:49:57 am »

Dear YT,
    Not really. it is a nice adjunct book, but not central to a snuff bottle library. If you also collect scholarly objects (like brush rests, water droppers, fans, wrist wrests, ink-stones, ink blocks, brush pots, brushes, etc. [and there is a lot of 'etc'!]), it would definitely be a must-have book, though.
Joey


Sounds like another 'must have' book. Collecting books are expensive too.

Cheers,
YT
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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2014, 09:27:56 am »

Thank you Tom..
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« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2014, 05:44:03 pm »

Thanks Joey  Smiley
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