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Art and Design Books27 of 131The Practice and Science of Drawing by Harold SpeedMALKEYS TRIP TO BALTIC CENTRE FOR CONTEMPARY ART GATESHEAD ARTIST SOFIA STEVI
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    Posted 4 years ago

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    Hi CW Gang:

    Thought I would post this little treasure that I picked up at a Garage sale for a whole .25 cents. I am not sure exactly how to describ it as it appears to be a book ( Is it one of a Kind ?? ) with Artwork inside it. Ink & Water Color art on each page but when the book folds out (like an accordian) and you have a complete Horizontal scene // Picture // Story // or Artwork. The Book HAS NO WORDS at all only this artwork. I do not know what the Chinese writing on the front says at all, and I assume the total water-color is the Great Wall of china. The cover looks to be made of silk. It was Chinese people that were having the garage sale, and I feel like maybe going back there to ask them some info on this little book. I bought more than just this (some nice lamps and things) for $ 80 worth but I also grabbed some little odds & end like this.

    Anyone know what to call this? Have you seen this before? I never looked to see if it was signed anywhere, unless that is what the front says in Chinese letter. For .25 cents -- this was the item that made my heart do Racing !!! Anyhow ....... HELP !!

    Thanks for LOOKING // LOVING !!

    ~ Rose ~

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    1. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 4 years ago
    2. antiquerose antiquerose, 4 years ago
      @Valentino- Sure I think I will as they are only about maybe 5 miles away from me, and i have to head over that way anyhow. Thanks for the push to go back there

      @Mrstyndall -- Thanks for the Awesome Comment too. Glad you love it !!
    3. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      It is reallywonderful Rose. Hope you can find out!
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      You found a little treasure trove !~
    5. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 4 years ago
      You don't even want to know what I see in the yard sales around here :(
      This is worth looking into Rose!
      Wonderful find!
      Good for you!
    6. antiquerose antiquerose, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the ~ LOVES ~

      truthordare // fortapache // pw-collector // MyCountry // jscott0363 // Radegunder // Ms.CrystalShip // vetraio50 // AdeleC // PhilDMorris // mikelv85 // Newfld // racer4four // valentino97 // Mrstyndall

      ...@valentino97 - Thanks Val for the wonderful comment, yes I will do that as like I said she is only about 10 15 minutes away
      ...@Mrstyndall - Thanks for the Wonderful comment, and love your excitment for me too. Always love your support!
      ...@racer4four - Thanks so much karen, Yup I plan to as I also have the lady's number too and might need here another time to read any Chinese writing or something.
      ...@PhilDMorris- Thanks Phil....I hope so. I thought it was just a little book, then I thought it had a broekn spine, the I seen it folded out.....LOL
      ...@Ms.CrystalShip- Thanks for the wonderful comment. Hey the snow is finally gone here so it was kinda like the first weekend for outdoor garages sales, so fingers crossed - More Treasures next weekend ( if I am not doing something in the yard yet )
    7. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Wonderful find, Rose!
      Definitely wanting to know more about it!
    8. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 4 years ago
      Wow! They look like original pen and inks. What a treasure!
    9. wma, 2 years ago
      Views of the Great Wall is the title. It is in the format of a continuous handscroll mounted as an accordion album. Hand-painted but not unique. You can pick these up at gift shops around the Great Wall. 80s-90s.

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