Ba qi yi wen bian mu [Edited Catalogue of Eight-Banner Literature]. ENHUA.

Ba qi yi wen bian mu [Edited Catalogue of Eight-Banner Literature].

58; 72 folding leaves. Four juan in two vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (a little chipped), orig. printed title labels on upper covers (labels a little frayed), orig. stitching. [Beijing]: ca. 1941.

The first or early edition of this important bibliography of writings by Qing dynasty bannermen. Enhua (or En-hua; b. ca. 1867, but A.N.U. gives 1879-1954), a prominent Japanese-educated Mongol bannerman from the Zhenjiang garrison, served as vice-minister of laws in 1924 for the Beiyang government. He was a well-known bibliophile, known for his collection of books written by bannermen.

Fine set.

Price: $2,500.00

Item ID: 7801

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