Milano: Franco Maria Ricci, 1980.
98 pp. 24 tipped-in color plates 12 black and white. 12 x 12 Hardback in Fine condition in Slipcase. Item #BOOKS008133I
Sumptuous publication of old Chinese paintings showing the various stages of silkmaking. "The ancient and traditional Chinese art of raising silkworms and producing silk is illustrated in this book with exquisite full-colour miniatures, executed in the eighteenth century in the Celestial Empire." - Libro Nuovo.