Title Yunnan jinning shizhaishan gumuqun fajue baogao; Discovery Report of the Mass Grave from Yunnan Jinning Shizhai Mountain
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Good
Edition Presumed First Edition
Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Publisher Beijing, China Wen wu chu ban She 1959
Seller ID 006670
This volume is in Chinese, not in English. Large folio, 14.5 x 10.25 inches. Bound in beige silk-like cloth, with archaic design stamped in greens and black to the front board and with green lettering to the spine. Moderately bumped spine head, and with all corners gently bumped. Text block firmly bound in. Attractive pictorial pastedowns; light offsetting to the opposite FEPs. 126 numbered pages, and with many monochrome plates, including one large fold-out plate. The plates show many bronze and pottery objects unearthed at the group burial site. All plates on heavy, matte, non-glossy stock. Olive green dust jacket with gold-stamped Chinese characters and also with dark green image of a relic. The dust jacket with much rubbing and some edge wear. On the whole the book is very clean, inside and out. On the rear endpaper there is a very tiny stamp from a bookseller, The House of Sung. No remainder marks. A Very Good copy in a Good DJ. Scarce in any condition.