Precious Paintings and Stamps of China [China Post Album, stamps from 1980 to 2009] Limited Collector's Edition


Title: Precious Paintings and Stamps of China

Author: [China Post]

Description: One of 3000 copies, this being copy number 1276. Hardbound book with decoratively embossed covers. Fine. Presented in an attractive custom wood clamshell box with cloth covered sides. The box is in near-fine condition, showing some light wear and scuffing on its bottom side. The presentation box measures 10.5 x 13.5 inches.

This China Post stamp collection features 87 individual stamps (including a few sheets), issued between 1980 and 2009. The famous paintings, both ancient and modern, depicted on these stamps include ''Along the River during the Qingming Festival,'' ''Goddess Luo Rhapsody map,'' ''Han Hee--containing Evening Banquet, and ''Step emperor's carriage map,'' as well as famous works by Zheng Banqiao, Fu Baoshi, Li Keran and He Xiangning. Each set of stamps is accompanied by a description of the painting's subject and the artist, stamp name, issue date, number of stamps in the set, and stamp dimensions. Text in both English and Chinese.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Box Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: State Post Bureau of The People's Republic of China
Year: 2009

Language: English & Chinese

Keywords: China Post, philately, philatelic, postage stamps, collection,

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