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    Posted 9 years ago

    thriftfan
    (125 items)

    Continued from first post....the paper is doubled (see pics) and feels like rice paper, which just goes to show my complete lack of knowledge here! The pictures included are fantastic. The inside book itself is strung together between the two silk cloth-backed paper covers. I googled this and found the exact same book on Amazon and they are asking 1200.00 for it. Any ideas on whether that is a fair price for this or not? Sounds really high to me, but this is not really my thing...the book was just so pretty I took a chance! I included the link to their listing below. I'm not sure where else to go to get a value on this, can someone help me out?

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000YB8I2M/sr=1-2/qid=1319213899/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&qid=1319213899&sr=1-2&seller=

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    1. thriftfan thriftfan, 9 years ago
      Thanks for the love AmberRose!
    2. thriftfan thriftfan, 9 years ago
      Thanks toolate2!
    3. thriftfan thriftfan, 9 years ago
      just keepin the posts together :)
    4. thriftfan thriftfan, 9 years ago
      Appreciate it ThriftStoreAddict!
    5. thriftfan thriftfan, 9 years ago
      Thanks for the love JonesFamily!
    6. thriftfan thriftfan, 9 years ago
      Anybody have ideas on where I can take this/reach out to for info on the book?
    7. Esther110 Esther110, 9 years ago
      Have you tried a chinese consulate? Local universities, libraries or art museums? If they can't help you directly they may point you in the right direction.
    8. thriftfan thriftfan, 9 years ago
      Yep, I think it is the same book and sent an email about a week ago. Maybe I should do it the old fashioned way and pick up the phone! My local library had no info for me but I did find where UNL has the book in their library too...didn't even think to contact them! Thanks for the suggestions!
    9. thriftfan thriftfan, 9 years ago
      Thanks beaux!
    10. thriftfan thriftfan, 8 years ago
      Appreciate it vintagejewel!
    11. thriftfan thriftfan, 8 years ago
      Thanks Hedge and kerry!

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