Book/Printed Material Xing ming gui zhi : si juan. 性命圭旨 : 四卷. / Juan Yin Zhenren xing ming gui zhi quan shu

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Title

  • Xing ming gui zhi : si juan.

Other Title

  • 性命圭旨 : 四卷.
  • Juan Yin Zhenren xing ming gui zhi quan shu

Summary

  • Promoting the theories of daoism of master Yin Zhenren, by his disciples; the earlier copy of this work was preserved in the home of Tang Xin'an, and was later printed by Wu Zhihe; includes illustrations after the style of Huizhou.
  • This work has been attributed to the disciples of Yinzhenren, the Daoist immortal, who narrated his doctrines to them. It was originally part of the collection of Tang Xin'an and was printed by his nephew, Wu Zhihe. The woodblocks later were acquired by the Di Xuan Ge workshop. The content suggests that it is a Ming work, possibly by Tang Xin'an himself. Wu Zhihe was a native of She Xian, Anhui province, who hired the famed engraver Huang Bofu of Xin'an. These vividly executed illustrations are considered masterpieces of Anhui woodblock printing. There are three prefaces -- by Zou Yuanbiao (not dated), Yu Yongning (1615), and Cheng Yuting (1622) -- and a post-script by Wu Zhihe (1615). World Digital Library.

Names

  • Zou, Yuanbiao, 1551-1624, xu.
  • Yu, Yongning, active 1615, xu.
  • Cheng, Yuting, active 1622, xu.
  • Wu, Zhihe, active 1615, hou xu.
  • Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress).

Created / Published

  • [China : publisher not identified, Ming Tianqi 2 nian, 1622]

Headings

  • -  Yin, Zhenren
  • -  尹真人

Notes

  • -  In case.
  • -  Title from caption.
  • -  Also available in digital form.
  • -  十一行十八字. Eleven lines, with eighteen characters per line.
  • -  按是書相傳為尹真人弟子述其師說而作,舊藏唐新菴家,其甥吳之鶴為付剞劂。後版歸程氏,此即程氏滌玄閣印行者。閱其內容,的是明人作品,殆即之鶴所撰,而託之尹真人歟?之鶴歙人,倩名工黃伯符刻此書,圖繪尤生動,為徽刻之佳者。鄒元標(序),佘永寧(序)萬曆四十三年(1615),程于廷(序)天啟二年(1622),吳之鶴(後序)萬曆四十三年(1615).
  • -  頁806. 提要120字.

Medium

  • 4 volumes : illustrations

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2014514151

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Zou, Yuanbiao, Xu, Yongning Yu, Yuting Cheng, Zhihe Wu, and Chinese Rare Book Collection. Xing Ming Gui Zhi: Si Juan. [China: publisher not identified, Ming Tianqi 2 nian, 1622] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014514151/.

APA citation style:

Zou, Y., Yu, Y., Cheng, Y., Wu, Z. & Chinese Rare Book Collection. (1622) Xing Ming Gui Zhi: Si Juan. [China: publisher not identified, Ming Tianqi 2 nian] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2014514151/.

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Zou, Yuanbiao, Xu, et al. Xing Ming Gui Zhi: Si Juan. [China: publisher not identified, Ming Tianqi 2 nian, 1622] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2014514151/>.