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The Gibbon in China : An Essay in Chinese Animal Lore

van Gulik, Robert H.

Published by E. J. Brill, Leiden, Holland, 1967
Condition: As New Hardcover
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This important and rare study by R.H. van Gulik on the Gibbon is in As New condition. Preface; Table of contents; List of abbreviations; Introduction; First part: From the earliest Times to the Han dynasty, ca. 1500 to 202 B.C.; Second part: From the Han dynasty to the end of the T'ang period, 202 B.C. to 907 A.D.; Third part: Sung, Yuan and Ming dynasties, 960 to 1644 A.D.; Appendix: The Gibbon in Japan; Key to the Gibbons mentioned in the text and appearing in the plates; Map of China; Folio: Chinese texts; Index; Addenda and corrigenda. Approximately 95 B&W photos and illustrations of Gibbons, paintings, scrolls, designs, drawings, woodblock prints. . Pocket on inside of back cover containing a 45 rpm record of the "Morning calls of a Hylobates Agilis, female 3 1/2 years old". 123 pages. 12 by 8 3/4 inches. Extra postage will be required for this item. Bookseller Inventory # 115356

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Title: The Gibbon in China : An Essay in Chinese ...

Publisher: E. J. Brill, Leiden, Holland

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

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