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MO YAN (GUAN MOYE): - Dafeng (The Gale). Beijing 2015.

. Tall 8vo. Size: 33 x 20,5 cm. Lvs (21) including two blanks, title page, 32 pages of text and 6 woodcut illustrations printed in red colour. Stiched, with leaves folded in the oriental manner. Original blue wrappers, title label on front cover. Housed in a special made cloth folder. First edition, published in a traditional Chinese wood-block printed edition, limited to 274 copies. It is an autobiographical short story by Mo Yan, the celebrated Chinese author who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2012. The Chinese characters are cut in an unique font used in the work "Caochuang Yunyu" dating from the Southern Song period (1127-79), of which there is only one known example. The font is well proportional, done in an elegant calligraphic style and easy to read. The lovely illustrations are from paper cuts done by the famous paper cutter Deng Hui, and have been transferred to woodblocks by the painter Cui Dezheng.
EUR 900.00 [Appr.: US$ 1086.76 | £UK 800.25 | JP¥ 112773] Book number 100918

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