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One Hundred Miao Pictures

Submitted by justin.anders on Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:52am

The original covers of the book were in disrepair and the jade amulet which Mrs. Sharples had also donated became separated from the text. Courtland Benson of Victoria, British Columbia, restored the cover, strengthened the pages along the folds, and created a box which now houses both the book and the amulet.

As with so many early texts, one of the charms is to find evidence of other people through whose hands the text has passed. In this instance the verso of some pages contain images and words by unknown hands.