Leiden, Leipzig, New York: Otto Harrassowitz; G. E. Stechert & Co., 1905. First Edition. Tall 8vo. 135,  pp. Text in English; some Chinese. Numerous black & white plates. Biographical Notes on some "Chinese Ancient Painters." Blue cloth with gilt lettering; illustrated endpapers. Light wear to boards; a near fine copy. Item #18769
Friedrich Hirth (1845-1927) was a German-American sinologist and Professor of Chinese at Columbia University in New York City.