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Kai, Ch'i 
Koro mu zuei
Hung lou meng t'u yung

Tokyo, Zuga Kankokai   1916 
138pp; Illus; 30x21cm   Chinese   Stitch-bound paper   Covers light stained

Woodblock printed book in four volumes of 50 portraits by Kai Ch'i (1774-1829) of characters from the novel known in English as `The dream of the red chamber', together with 76 poems and prose commentaries by various authors and four-page postscript in Japanese. The volumes have patterned blue paper covers with crepe paper title slips printed in black on cream. Impressions good

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