BOOKMARK: Batik auf Seide (Batik on Silk)

BOOKMARK. Batik auf Seide (Batik on Silk) Bookmark: Batik auf Seide (Batik on Silk). Undated.

Artist unknown. Title text, Batik Auf Seide, in German. Batik on silk bookmark with owl in tree design. Measures 2.75×8.25 inches. Original design. Colors include green background, blue-purple owl, etc.

Very Good. Ephemera. (#30837) $12.00

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YUAN, Y: The Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Calligraphy: An Introduction to Kaishu (Standard Script)

Yuan, Yi; Mingxiang, Xiong. The Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Calligraphy: An Introduction to Kaishu (Standard Script). Better Link Press, 2010. ISBN: 9781602201132. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30800) $12.00

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This calligraphy book teaches over 100 Chinese paintings and calligraphies along with historical and cultural information. Perfect for beginners. Introduces all the basic elements of the standard Chinese calligraphy script, Kaishu, with step-by-step instructions and diagrams for each of the 8 basic strokes.

Illustrated throughout.

MILLS, C: The Botanical Treasury: Celebrating 40 of the World’s Most Fascinating Plants through Historical Art and Manuscripts

Book cover. The Botanical Treasury: Celebrating 40 of the World’s Most Fascinating Plants through Historical Art and ManuscriptsMills, Christopher. The Botanical Treasury: Celebrating 40 of the World’s Most Fascinating Plants through Historical Art and Manuscripts. University of Chicago Press, 2016. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30739) $52.00

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This treasury features a full-color exploration of our most important and interesting plants; facsimiles of rarely seen letters, maps, and journals from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; and forty beautifully reproduced, frameable prints. Together they offer a fascinating look at the world of plant hunting and the cultivation of our knowledge about the plant world.

Measures 8.5×11 inches. 176p. 100 color plates, 100 halftone.