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Addiss, Stephen.  The Art of Chinese Calligraphy.  Philadelphia, PA: Running Press Book Publishers, 2005.

Album of lost national treasure of the Qing palace:  Liaoning Provincial Museum.  Published to accompany an exhibition to be held at the Liaoning Provincial Museum. 2 volumes. Chinese and English. Beijing: Zhonghua Shu Ju, 2004.

Ancient Chinese calligraphic rubbings.  Catalog of an exhibition held at The Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2001. English captions. Beijing: Beijing University Library, 2001.

Ancient Chinese Calligraphic Rubbings.  Hong Kong: Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2001.

Aria, Barbara.  The Nature of the Chinese Character:  Gifts from the Earth.  San Francisco: Chronicle Books LLC, 2001.

Aria, Barbara.  Nature of Chinese character.  New York: Simon & Schuster Trade, 1991.

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Bai, Qianshen.  Fu Shan's World:  The Transformation of Chinese Calligraphy in the Seventeenth Century.  Harvard East Asian Monographs, 220. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Barrass, Gordon S.  The art of calligraphy in modern China.  Published to accompany an exhibition held at the British Museum, Feb.-May, 2002. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

Billeter, Jean F.  The Chinese art of writing.  New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated, 1990.

Boltz, William G.  The origin and early development of the Chinese writing system.  New Haven, CT: American Oriental Society, 1994.

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Cahill, James.  The painter's practice:  how artists lived and worked in traditional China.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.

Calligraphy.  (ed. Cui, Xuean). Series of the gem of Beijing culture relics series. Beijing: Beijing Chubanshe, 2003.

Chang, Ch'ung-ho.  Two Chinese treatises on calligraphy.  New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995.

Chang, Joseph Y. and Bai, Qianshen.  In Pursuit of Heavenly Harmony:  Paintings and Calligraphy of Bada Shanren.  (contr. Allee, Stephen D.). Boston: Shambhala Publications, 2003.

Chang, Joseph, Lawton, Thomas, and Allee, Stephen D.  Brushing the past:  later Chinese calligraphy from the gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth.  Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2000.

Chang, Kwang-chih.  Shang civilization.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1980.

Chang, Leon Long-yien; Miller, Peter.  Four thousand years of Chinese calligraphy.  Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1989.

Chapman, Jan.  The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China.  New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, Limited, 1999.

Character and Context in Chinese Calligraphy  (eds. Liu, Cary Y.; Ching, Dora and Smith, Judith). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University, The Art Museum, 1999.

Character and context in Chinese calligraphy.  (eds. Liu, Cary Y., Ching, Dora C. Y. and Smith, Judith G.). Chinese calligraphy from the John B. Elliott Collection. Princeton, NJ: Art Museum, Princeton University, 1999.

Chiang, Yee.  Chinese calligraphy:  an introduction to its aesthetic and technique.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1973.

Chin, Tsung and Li, Wendan.  East Asian Calligraphy Education.  Bethesda, MD: University Press of Maryland, 2004.

Chinese and Japanese calligraphy:  spanning two thousand years. The Heinz Gotze Collection.  (ed. Komatsu, Shigemi). New York: te Neues Publishing Company, 1995.

Chinese calligraphy.  (eds. Wang, Youfen; Ouyang, Zhongshi; Fong, Wen C.; Cao, Baolin; Cong, Wenjun; Huang, Dun; Wang, Jingxian; Wang, Shizheng; Wang, Yuchi; Ye, Peigui; Zhou, Junjie; Zhu, Guantian; Bai, Qianshen; Lauer, Uta; and Shaw, Craig). New Haven: Yale University Press; Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2008.

Chinese national treasures of painting and calligraphy from the Jin, Tang, Song and Yuan dynasties.  English Introduction and Notes. Catalog of an exhibition held at Shanghai Museum Dec. 2002-Jan. 2003. Shanghai: Shanghai Shuhua Chubanshe, 2002.

Clunas, Craig.  Art in China  Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Contag, Victoria and Wang Chi-Ch'ien.  Seals of Chinese Painters and Collectors.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1966.

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Donnelly, Neal.  A Journey Through Chinese Hell:  "Hell Scrolls" of Taiwan.  Taipei: Artist Publishing Company, 1990.

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Fang, Junbi.  The pavilion of marital harmony:  Chinese painting and calligraphy between tradition and modernity.  Geneva: Collections Baur, 2002.

Fong, Wen C.  Beyond representation:  Chinese painting and calligraphy, 8th-14th Century.  New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992.

Fontein, Jan and Hickman, Money L.  Zen painting and calligraphy:  an exhibition of works of art lent by temples, private collectors, and public and private museums in Japan.  Organized in collaboration with the Agency for Cultural Affairs of the Japanese government. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; distributed by New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT. 1971.

From tradition to modernity: Centennial anthology of painting and calligraphy by Xie Zhiliu.  Rong gu kai jin: Ji nian Xie Zhiliu bai nian dan chen shu hua jing pin ji.  Shanghai: Shanghai Museum, 2009.

Fu, Shen.  Traces of the brush:  studies in Chinese calligraphy.  Reprint. Ann Arbor, MI: Books on Demand, Demand.

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Guang, Rusi.  Chinese characters:  their art and wisdom.  Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2007.

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Harrist, Robert E. and Fong, Wen.  The embodied image:  Chinese calligraphy from the John B. Elliott Collection.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1999.

Harrist, Robert E.; Fong, Wen C.  Embodied Image:  Chinese Calligraphy from the John B Elliott Collection.  New York: Harry N. Abrams Incorporated, 1999.

Hong Kong Art Museum.  Paintings and calligraphy of the Ming and Qing dynasties from Chih Lo Lou collection.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1992.

Hong Kong Art Museum.  The Cheng Xun Tang collection of painting and calligraphy on fans.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1996.

Hong Kong University Press Staff.  Fang Zhaoling:  painting and calligraphy.  New York: State Mutual Book & Periodical Service, Limited, 1981.

Hubei Provincial Museum.  Writing history:  bamboo slips of the Warring States period, the Qin dynasty and the Han dynasty.  Beijing: Cultural Relics Publishing House, 2007.

Hwa, Khoo S.; Penrose, Nancy L.  Behind the Brushstrokes:  Appreciating Chinese Calligraphy.  Hong Kong: Asia Two Thousand, 1999.

Hwa, Khoo S.; Penrose, Nancy L.  Behind the Brushstrokes:  Appreciating Chinese Calligraphy.  New York: Penguin Group, 2003.

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The John M. Crawford, Jr., collection of Chinese calligraphy and painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  (contr. Dillon, C. Douglas). New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984.

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Kao, Chien-ping.  The expressive act in Chinese art:  from calligraphy to painting.  Uppsala: Academiae Ubsaliensis; Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1996.

Keightley, David N.  Sources of Shang history:  The oracle-bone inscriptions of bronze age China.  Berkeley; Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1985.

Kern, Martin.  The stele inscriptions of Ch'in Shih-Huang:  Text and ritual in early Chinese imperial representation.  American Oriental Series, Vol. 85. New Haven: American Oriental Society, 2000.

Kraus, Richard C.  Brushes with power:  modern politics and the Chinese art of calligraphy.  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991.

Kuo, Jason (Chi-sheng).  Word as image:  the art of Chinese seal engraving.  Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1992.

Kwo, Da-wei.  Chinese brushwork in calligraphy and painting:  its history aesthetics and techniques.  Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Incorporated, 1990.

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Lai, T. C.  Chinese seals.  Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1976.

Lai, T. C.  Chinese calligraphy:  an introduction.  Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1975.

The last Emperor's collection:  Masterpieces of painting and calligraphy from the Liaoning Provincial museum.  New York: China Institute in America, 2008.

Lauer, Uta.  A Master of his own:  The Calligraphy of the Chan Abbot Zhongfeng Mingben (1262-1323).  Studien zur ostasiatischen Schriftkunst Band 5. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002.

Lauer, Uta.  A Master of His Own:  The Calligraphy of the Chan Abbot Zhongfeng Mingben (1262-1323).  Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2000.

Ledderose, Lothar.  Mi Fu and the Classical Tradition of Chinese Calligraphy.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1979.

LinkGulik, Robert Hans van.  Chinese Pictorial Art as Viewed by a Connoisseur.  Taipei: Southern Materials Center, 1993.

LinkGulik, Robert Hans van.  Chinese Pictorial Art as Viewed by a Connoisseur.  Rome: Istituto Italiano per Il Medio ed Estremo Oriente, 1958.

Long, Jean.  The Art of Chinese Calligraphy.  Mineola: Dover Publications, 2001.

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McNair, Amy.  The Upright Brush:  Yan Zhenqing's Calligraphy and Song Literati Politics.  Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1998.

Miller, Peter; Chang, Leon L.  Four thousand years of Chinese calligraphy.  Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Mote, Frederick W.and Chu, Hung-lam.  Calligraphy and the East Asian book.  (ed. Goodman, Howard L.). 1st Shambhala edition. Boston: Shambhala; New York: Distributed by Random House, 1989.

Murck, Alfreda; Fong, Wen C.  Words and images:  Chinese poetry, calligraphy, and painting.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991.

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Nakata, Yujiro.  Chinese calligraphy:  a history of the art of China.  (contr. Dillon, C. Douglas). New York/Kyoto: Weatherhill/Tankosha, 1983.

Ng, So Kam.  Brushstrokes:  styles and techniques of Chinese painting.  distr. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, c1992.

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Oertling, Sewall J., II.  Calligraphy and painting in the Wu-tsa-tsu:  conservative aesthetics in seventeenth century China.  Ann Arbor, MI: Center for Chinese Studies, 1997.

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Peiqi, Xie.  The dao of writing:  Chinese calligraphy.  (trans. Nugent-Head, Andrew). San Francisco, CA: Association for Traditional Studies, n/a.

Pound, Ezra.  Instigations of Ezra Pound:  Together with an Essay on the Chinese Written Character.  The Collected Works of Ezra Pound . Murrieta: Classic Books, 2001.

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Robinson, Andrew.  The story of writing.  New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, 2007.

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Schlombs, Adele.  Huai-su and the beginnings of wild cursive script in Chinese calligraphy.  M?nchener Ostasiatische Studien Band 75. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1998.

Schlombs, Adele.  Hui-Su and the Beginnings of Wild Cursive Script in Chinese Calligraphy.  Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1998.

Shi, Bo.  Between heaven and earth:  a history of Chinese writing.  1st Shambhala edition. Boston: Shambhala; [New York]: Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 2003.

Silbergeld, Jerome.  Chinese Painting Style.  Seattle: Washington University Press, 1982.

Songchang, Chen.  Inscribed Bamboo and Wooden Strips and Tablets in the Collection of the Art Museum:  The Chinese University of Hong Kong.  Hong Kong: Art Museum Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2001.

Sturman, Peter Charles.  Mi Fu:  style and the art of calligraphy in northern Song China.  New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997.

Sullivan, Michael.  The Three Perfections:  Chinese Painting, Poetry and Calligraphy.  2nd Edition. New York: George Braziller Incorporated, 1999.

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The translation of art:  essays on Chinese painting and poetry.  (ed. Watt, James C. Y.). Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1976.

Tseng, Yuho.  A History of Chinese Calligraphy.  Philadelphia, PA: Coronet Books, 1993.

Tseng, Yuho.  A History of Chinese Calligraphy.  2nd Edition. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1998.

Tsien, Tsuen-Hsuin.  Written on Bamboo and Silk:  The Beginnings of Chinese Books and Inscriptions.  Second Edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

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Van Briessen, Fritz.  The Way of the Brush:  Painting Techniques of China and Japan.  Boston: Tuttle Publishing, 1999.

Votaw, Melanie.  The Art of Chinese Calligraphy.  Mega Mini Kitstm Series. Philadelphia, PA: Running Press Book Publishers, 2003.

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Wang, Fang-yu.  Chinese Cursive Script:  An Introduction to Handwriting in Chinese.  Far Eastern Publications Series. New Haven, CT Yale University Press, 1958.

Wong, Dorothy C.  Chinese steles:  pre-Buddhist and Buddhist use of a symbolic form.  Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2004.

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Yang, Xiaoneng.  Reflections of Early China:  Decor, Pictographs and Pictorial Inscriptions.  Kansas City: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 1999.

Yue, Rebecca.  Chinese Calligraphy Made Easy:  A Structured Course in Creating Beautiful Brush Lettering.  New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2005.

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Zhang, Yiguo.  Brushed voices:  Calligraphy in contemporary China.  New York: Columbia University, The Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, 1999.


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