文明的守望:古籍保护的历史与探索Wenming de shouwang: Guji baohu de lishi yu tansuo. National Library of China:::国家图书馆.

文明的守望:古籍保护的历史与探索
Wenming de shouwang: Guji baohu de lishi yu tansuo

Bastions of Civilization: A History and Exploration of Ancient Book Conservation

国家图书馆

9.25 x 11.5", 217 pp., approximately 400 color illustrations, text in Chinese, paper, Beijing, 2006. Item #34389
ISBN: 9787501331390


As interest in China's ancient arts grows, so too does the effort to protect the precious relics available to us today. In collaboration with the National Library of China, Chinese and international scholars alike have come together to learn the delicate art of conserving China's vast amount of ancient and rare books. This volume chronicles their methods (both ancient and modern) of protection, restoration and conservation with full color illustrations of some of China's rarest publications, the likes of which many have never before been seen.

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