Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages: A Review of Its Characteristics, Decoration, Folklore, and Symbolism

Nott, Stanley Charles

Published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT, 1965
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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xx, 198 pp, preface to the new edition, acknowledgments, list of color plates, chronology, Introduction by Sir Cecil Harcourt-Smith; 18 chapters; apendices, index with b&w illustrations throughout. Third Printing, 1965. "This volume is in itself a beautiful work of art. The author used the ritualistic medium of jade to produce a veritable treasure house of information on Chinese life and culture, whose main object to rescue from partial oblivion and to set forth the meaning of the symbolism of the art of ancient China. As the emblems are considered, rhe reader will discover the parallel history of China, its philosophy, religious fervor, and the basic structural designs of Chinese culture." from the preface. A few small spots along joint with only the slightest age-toning to text block edges, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with green borders and chinese characters, and gilt lettering to front board and spine. Size: Small 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 002409

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Title: Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages: A Review ...

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Third Printing.

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