THROUGH A MOON GATE.

Yuan, L. Z.

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Revised Edition: Shanghai: Mercury Press, 1949, (6), 162 pages, some illustrations in black & white. In the original red pictorial wraps. Top of spine and left joint worn, 2 leaves and back cover chipped at edge, else very good. This unusual compendium of Chinese culture includes: Champion Water Melon Seed Eaters; 18-Story Hell; Fortune Telling by Sneezing, Teeth, Eye-Lid Vibration, Moles on the Face and Lines on Fingers; Controlling Rainfall; Joss-Money; Mothers-in-Law; Kissing; Dragon Boat Races; Ancient Beauty Aids; and Much, Much More! This copy was printed in the year Republican China fell. Bookseller Inventory #

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Book Description Revised Edition: Shanghai: Mercury Press, 1948, (6), 162 pages, some illustrations in black & white. In the original blue pictorial wraps. Overall, a very good copy. This unusual compendium of Chinese culture includes: Champion Water Melon Seed Eaters; 18-Story Hell; Fortune Telling by Sneezing, Teeth, Eye-Lid Vibration, Moles on the Face and Lines on Fingers; Controlling Rainfall; Joss-Money; Mothers-in-Law; Kissing; Dragon Boat Races; Ancient Beauty Aids; and Much, Much More!. Seller Inventory # 017280

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Book Description Mercury Press, Shanghai, 1949. 162p., pictorial wraps, evenly toned with light handling wear. Vignettes on Chinese culture, including Christian convert life, by an author who later moved to San Francisco. Seller Inventory # 196361

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Book Description Mercury Press, Shanghai, 1949. Hardcover. [viii], 162p. Black cloth spine, pictorial boards. Very good. Slight wear to edges. bit of age-toning to pages. Appears to have been rebound, affixing the front front and rear covers to the boards in a relatively professional treatment. Vignettes on Chinese culture, including Christian convert life, by an author who later moved to San Francisco. Seller Inventory # 206994

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Book Description Mercury Press, Shanghai, 1948. revised. A fascinating compilation of daily articles appearing in the Shanghai Evening Post and Mercury starting in 1934, for foreigners seeking to understand life in China. Topics include food, men and women, religion, festivals, gods & goddesses, games & pastimes, and Chinese law & medicine. 8vo, viii, 162pp illustrations in text. Pictorial paperbound, covers chipped at corners and lower spine, pages browned at edges, otherwise good condition. Seller Inventory # 18642

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Book Description Shanghai 1948, Mercury. Stiff blue pictorial wrs., 203p., very clean copy, 14 x 21.5 cm., 2nd. revised edition. A Chinese commentary on Chinese life & customs: With chapter headings: We live to eat; Men & women; On to next world: Peeping into the future: "Kung Hi Fah Tsai; Festivals, Gods & devils; Games & pastimes; Chopsuey: Medicine, law, beauty aids, Kowtow, rickshaws, etc. * An excellent insight to Chinese life, customs, traditions, culture, sociological behavior. *. Seller Inventory # 85150702

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Book Description Shanghai 1949, Mercury. Stiff red pictorial wrs., 162p., very clean copy, 14 x 21.5 cm., 3nd. revised edition, some minor toning to the pages, else clean, solid. A Chinese commentary on Chinese life & customs: With chapter headings: We live to eat; Men & women; On to next world: Peeping into the future: "Kung Hi Fah Tsai; Festivals, Gods & devils; Games & pastimes; Chopsuey: Medicine, law, beauty aids, Kowtow, rickshaws, etc. * An excellent insight to Chinese life, customs, traditions, culture, sociological behavior. *. Seller Inventory # 85150703

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Book Description Mercury Press, Shanghai, 1948. Paperbound. Condition: Very Good to Fine. Revised Edition. Seller Inventory # 00032525

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