Book/Printed Material Ming shan tu. 名山圖.

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Ming shan tu.
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Maps include several geographic features; the names of mountains are marked on the left or right corner above the pictures.
Originally untitled, this landscape work, a masterpiece in woodblock print, occupies a prominent place among the famous Chinese landscape gazetteers. Recorded on the top left and top right corners are the names of the famous mountains of China. Some of the prints include the names of the steepest peaks, streams, famous sites, and gardens. Other prints, originating from different sources, do not include such names. Compared with a similar work entitled Hai wai qi guan (Wonders within the four seas) from the 37th year of the Wanli period (1609) and compiled by Yang Erzeng and illustrated by Chen Yiguan, this work was more elegantly executed. The work was issued as a supplement to Ming shan sheng gai ji (Introduction to the famous mountains) in various editions. The copy is imperfect. World Digital Library.
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Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[China : s.n., Ming dai, i.e. between 1633 and 1644]
Subject Headings
-  Mountains--China
-  Shi bu--Di li lei--Shan chuan zhi
-  史部--地理類--山川志
-  Title from label on spine of case.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  In case.
-  Library's copy imperfect: some pages missing.
-  不分卷.
-  原無書題,亦不知原附何書之後,茲以意題為名山圖。上冊三十面,下冊三十一面,下書口有墨筆所記葉數,共九十葉,內闕二十一至四十九,不知所闕果若是歟?抑為有意以掩飾其他闕葉歟?檢圖有前後葉不相接者,知其闕尚不止此數也。圖於左上角或右上角記山名,其峰巒溪澗,勝蹟名園,或全幅記名,或全幅不記名,蓋因所本不同,因而不一律也。此圖較海內奇觀為遒雅,名山勝概記所附,則多本於此。然輪廓雖肖,刀法已疏矣。勝概記有識語云:「名山圖仿自舊志,黃山白岳出鄭千里吳左千,天台雁宕出趙文度杜士良,匡廬石鐘出陳路茗黃長吉,赤壁浮槎出藍田叔孫子真」,此圖殆即勝概記所仿歟?
-  書名及版本據DCLP01-B15158, DCLP01-B15187.
-  框21.2 x 14.6公分, 白口, 單黑魚尾, 四周單邊.
-  此帙僅存圖. 上册三十蝠, 下册三十一蝠, 下書口有墨筆所記葉數, 共九十葉.
2 v. : all ill.
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