BEIJING, June 4 — Ancient Chinese books happen to be sold off for 216 million yuan (34.two million U.S. dollars) in Beijing, the ah stated Monday evening.
An accumulation of 1,292 ancient books from Guo Yunlou, a library of the Guo family in Suzhou of east China’s Jiangsu province, was offered to some private buyer in the 2012 Beijing Council Spring Auction on Monday evening.
The auction started at 9:35 p.m. and began having a putting in a bid cost of 180 million yuan. A purchaser completed the putting in a bid in the cost of 188 million yuan. The all inclusive costs is 216 million yuan including commission costs.
The offer is going to be finally recognized following the buyer pays all of the expenses inside the needed time period, based on the auction rules.
Red carpet decades, within 150 many years of heritage because the reign of Emperor Daoguang within the Qing Empire (1820-1849), Guoyunlou’s collection has arrived at a lot more than 800 kinds including block-printed models in the Song Empire (960-1279) and Yuan Empire (1271-1368), fine writing and old copies in addition to inscriptions in the Ming Empire (1368-1644) and Qing Empire (1644-1911).
Seventy-five per cent from the Guoyunlou collection were bought through the Nanjing Library at the begining of the nineteen nineties, as the remaining 1292 books of 179 game titles continue to be stored by some private enthusiasts.
The rest of the 1,292 books were bought with a private buyer in an auction in 2005 in the cost of 23.a million yuan.
The encyclopedia of Splendid Valley of Flowers, the only real existing and well-maintained copy passed down in the Song Empire, may be the eye-catcher from the Guoyunlou collection.
Designed in 40 books bound in 80 volumes, the encyclopedia may be the world’s biggest Song edition. It’s significant value in academic and history research because it has got the content of some lost ancient books, stated Fan Jingzhong, a professor in the China Academy of Art.[db:内容2]