Asian Art Reference Books Library of Yukman Lai Online Auction

June 16, 2016

LOT 374

Lot 374

Set of 17 Chinese Calligraphy Reference Books

Set of 17 Chinese Calligraphy Reference Books
Lot 374 Details
Set of 17 Chinese Calligraphy Reference Books


篆刻辭典 服部耕時編;
辭海 中華書局印行;
現代漢語詞典 商務印書館;
中國畫論類編 中華書局;
草字彙 一函六冊;
中國古代書畫圖目兩冊 文物出版社;

Estimate $40-$60

Realised: $144
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Yukman Lai (1949-2013) Asian Art Books Collection, Vancouver.


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LOT 374

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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