Almost 200 rare books to be auctioned at Taipei book fair

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/02/03
By: Christie Chen

Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) A total of 197 rare and old books will be auctioned at the Taipei International Book Exhibition next week, giving book lovers and collectors a chance to take home collectibles.

The 197 books were exhibited at the Huashan 1914 Creative Park on Saturday and will remain on display until Sunday to give book lovers an idea of what will be available at the auction on Feb. 10.

The most sought-after item is a rare reprint of “Zhiyanzhai’s Re-Annotations to The Story of the Stone (transcribed in the Jiaxu manuscript),” one of the organizers told CNA.    [FULL  STORY]

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