6 x 11.5", 101 pp., fully illustrated in color, accordian style format, text in Chinese and English, illustrated boards, illustrated slipcase, Beijing, 2002. (o.p.; fine). Item #28539
The ownership seals of Peking University Library (PKUL) embody in square inches a librarian's ideals in spreading knowledge and serving the society and display in red and white the Chinese seal-engraving art. Many of the seals are masterpieces combining grace with simplicity in design. To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the PKUL, we present to you a set of Ex Libris prepared from 50 ownership seals, which were selected on the basis of their artistic and historical values and each decorated with the image of a rare book in its background.
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