Item ID: 10059 Jin shi shu lu mu 金石書錄目 [Bibliography of Books on Bronze Inscriptions]. Yuan 容媛 RONG.

Jin shi shu lu mu 金石書錄目 [Bibliography of Books on Bronze Inscriptions].

Ten juan & appendices. 134 folding leaves. Tall 8vo, orig. printed wrappers & stitching. Shanghai: Shang wu yin shu guan, 1936.

Definitive edition of this bibliography of research on bronze inscriptions, referring to “elaborately decorated bronze vessels (for cooking, serving, drinking, or storing), bells, mirrors, tools, and weapons…The vessels were used by the elite to present ritual offerings to their ancestors” (Wilkinson, Chinese History, 689-90). Our edition contains a bibliography divided by topic as well as name and title indexes and was augmented with descriptions of 122 books and 107 treatises on inscriptions from local gazetteers.

Rong Yuan (b. 1899) was an archaeologist, feminist activist, and university lecturer and administrator. Her brother, the scholar Rong Geng 容庚 (1894-1983), wrote a Preface dated 1929.

Fine copy.

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Price: $250.00

Item ID: 10059