What is it about?
Giuseppe Ros, an Italian diplomat to the Republic of China ( 1912-1949) and also an outstanding book collector. During his stay in China, he collected a large number of rare books which has been little known. The paper reveals the features of the collection as well as where these books are now.
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Why is it important?
This paper offers an insight on the usually neglected figure of Giuseppe Ros by outlining the main features of his outstanding collection of books.
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This page is a summary of: An Investigation on Giuseppe Ros’s (1883–1948) Book Collection, Annali Sezione Orientale, June 2021, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/24685631-12340115.
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