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THE FOLK-LORE OF CHINA, And Its Affinities With That Of The Aryan And Semitic Races.

Dennys, N. B.

Published by Trubner and Co.:, London, 1870
Condition: Fair Hardcover

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156 pages + Index, printed at the "China Mail" Office in Hong Kong. "The following compilation consists of a series of Articles contributed to the China Review, and now republished with a dew additions and corrections. It is nevertheless hoped that this slight contribution to a better knowledge of Chinese popular beliefs." Chapters on: Birth, marriage and Death; Days and Seasons; Charms, Spells, Amulets, and Divinations; Superstituions as to Various Subjects; Ghosts, Apparitions, and Supernatural Beings; Witchcraft and Demonology; Elves, Fairies, and Brownies; Serpents, Dragons, Fabulous Animals, and Monsters; Superstitions Regarding the Powers of Nature; Legends of Locality, Household Tales, etc., and Fables and Proverbial Lore. FAIR HARDCOVER, ex-library withdrawn (does not affect text). Complete but this scarce book is detached along the front spine edge, and the sew spine had split leaving some pages detached from its spine. A scarce book which could be rebound. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 026136

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Title: THE FOLK-LORE OF CHINA, And Its Affinities ...

Publisher: Trubner and Co.:, London

Publication Date: 1870

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket Present

Book Type: Ex-Library Withdrawn

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