Beijing Tushuguan 北京图书馆, 5/2001. 7.5 x 10.5", 8 Volumes, hardcover, Beijing, 2001. SPECIAL ORDER ONLY We will special order this book from China upon receipt of your order. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery. Price is inclusive of delivery to USA address. . Item #16869
This 8-volume set is divided into two parts: the first part contains collections of prefaces written by the emperors of the Qing dynasty; the second are records of six kinds of book formats, including an index of contents, the size of the plate frame, the inscriptions, the character number of each line and the line of each plate. The readers may also find out more information about the books mentioned in the Siku Quanshu Zongmu Tiyao (Annotated Catalogue of the Imperial Library by Command). These volumes comprehensively and systematically give a real look at the books compiled by imperial command for the first time. 敕修书籍是指清臣奉皇帝之命编撰的书籍。本书上编按朝代先后收录清代十位皇帝所制序文，下编按版本形式分为六类，并编撰了篇名索引，又有详细的注录文字，考证记载每种敕修书的版框尺寸，行格款识等。在四库总目提要中的情况、内容中的其他版本，相关奏设等等。第一次全面系统而直观地向世人展示了清代敕修书籍的真实面貌。.
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