Outlines of Chinese symbolism and art motives

an alphabetical compendium of antique legends and beliefs, as reflected in the manners and customs of the Chinese
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C. E. Tuttle Company , Rutland, VT
Folklore -- China., Symbolism., China -- Social life and cus
Statementby C. A. S. Williams ; with an introduction to the new edition by Terence Barrow.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR"335"W53"1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix , 472 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21146861M
ISBN 10080481127X
LC Control Number73-90237

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This is the first paperbound edition of a standard reference volume long familiar to students of China and Chinese culture. The work of a scholarly English resident of China, it is an illustrated encyclopedia with hundreds of concise, clear, and authoritative articles outlining the meaning of Chinese symbols and art motives, arranged alphabetically by concept/5.

This is the first paperbound edition of a standard reference volume long familiar to students of China and Chinese culture. The work of a scholarly English resident of China, it is an illustrated encyclopedia with Outlines of Chinese symbolism and art motives book of concise, clear, and authoritative articles outlining the meaning of Chinese symbols and art motives, arranged alphabetically by concept/5(3).

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