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#0415002281 A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought $5
A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought
Author: Wofram Eberhard
Publisher: Routledge, London 1996
Paperback: 332 pages
Language: English
ISBN: 0-415-00228-1
Size: 8-1/2” x 5-7/16”
Condition: Used, minor signs of age, use and wear , otherwise excellent condition.
#9679784355 Chinese Animal Symbolisms $5
Chinese Animal Symbolisms
Author: Ong Hean-Tatt
Publisher: Pelanduk Publications, Melaysia 1997
Paperback: 298 pages
Language: English
ISBN: 967-978-435-5
Size: 7” x 4-5/16”
Condition: Used, minor signs of age, use and wear, otherwise excellent condition.
CHINESEGODS Chinese Gods $10
Chinese Gods
Author: Jonathan Chamberlain
Published in 1983 (first edition)
Paperback: 162 pages.
Language: English
Size: 8-3/16” x 5-7/8”
Condition: Used, cover rubbed, signs of age, use and wear , otherwise fine condition.
#1850284091 Chinese Gods: The Unseen World of Spirits and Demons $23
Chinese Gods: The Unseen World of Spirits and Demons
Author: Keith Stevens
Publisher: Collins & Brown, Ltd., London 1997 (first edition)
Hardcover with dust jacket: 192 pages, all colour plates and index of Deities’ names.
Language: English
ISBN: 1-85028-409-1
Size: 12-1/4” x 9-1/4”
Condition: Used, dust jacket rubbed, signs of age, use and wear, otherwise fine condition.
#0912966149 Elementary Chinese Companion $5
Elementary Chinese Companion
Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley, California
Studies in Chinese Terminology No. 16
Authors: John C. Jamieson and Li-Lin Shih
Publisher: Far Eastern Publications, Yale University 1975
Paperback: 90 pages, monochome plates, 16 colour plates
Language: English / Chinese
ISBN: 0-912966-14-9
Size: 9” x 6”
Shipping weight: 1.1 pounds
Condition: Used, signs of age, use and wear, otherwise fine condition.
#7800470873 Imperial Palace / Gu Gong $5
Imperial Palace / Gu Gong
Edited by: The Forbidden City Publishing House of the Palace Museum, Beijing.
Publisher: The Forbidden City Publishing House of the Palace Museum, Jingshan Qianje, Beijing, China 1990.
Softcover and leaflet: 64 pages, All colour plates illustrating the various pavillions of the Imperial Palace. Additional map leaflet.
Language: English / Chinese
Size: 10-3/8” x 6-1/8”
Condition: Used, minor signs of age, use and wear otherwise fine condition
#9623210191 Ming Qing ci qi jian ding / A Chinese-English Glossary and Illustrations of Antique $65
Ming Qing ci qi jian ding / A Chinese-English Glossary and Illustrations of Antique
Author: Baochang Geng
Translator: Meng Jun
Editor: Gao Guopei
Publisher: The Woods Publishing Co., Hong Kong, 1991
Hardcover: 436 pages.
Language: Chinese / English
ISBN: 962-321-019-1
Size: 10-1/2” x 7-7/8”
Condition: Used, signs of age, use and wear, otherwise fine condition.
#0835124819 Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China $19
Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China
Authors: Carol Stepanchuk and Charles Wong
Publisher: China Books & Periodicals, San Francisco 1991(first edition)
Paperback: 146 pages, 10 colour plates, numerous monochrome illustrations.
Language: English
ISBN: 0-8351-2481-9
Size: 8-1/4” x 7-1/2”
Shipping weight: 13.6 ounces
Condition: Used, cover rubbed, signs of age, use and wear , otherwise fine condition.
OUTLINESOFCHI 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 $20
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.
Author: C.A.S. Williams
Publisher: Kelly & Walsh Ltd., London, third revised edition illustrated
Description: 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. Special emphasis is placed on those historical, legendary, or supernatural persons, animals, and objects that recur frequently as symbols or emblems in the art and literature (of Japan and Korea, as well as of China): Lao Tzu, the phoenix, the Eight Immortals, the Twelve Ornaments, and so on. Chinese customs and observances are recorded, and there are numerous articles on general topics (agriculture, medicine, astrology, costume, drama); arts and crafts (carpets, lacquer, shop signs, calligraphy); religion and folk beliefs; natural history; music; and many other subjects. Includes 402 illustrations.
Hardcover with dust jacket: 472 pages.
Language: English
ISBN: 0-415-00228-1
Size: 8-1/4” x 5-7/8”
Condition: Used, minor edge wear to the dust jacket, signs of age, use and wear , otherwise fine condition.
#1852309024 The Complete Illustrated Guide to Feng Shui $5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Feng Shui
Author: Lillian Too
Publisher: Element Books, Boston 1999 (first published in 1996)
Description: This lavishly illustrated guide explains the principles and practice of Feng Shui in a comprehensive and practical way. Apply the secrets of Chinese wisdom and promote health, wealth and happiness. In this authoritative, accessible and lavishly illustrated guide Feng Shui expert Lillian Too explains the principles and practice of living in harmony with your natural and man-made environment, and explains how, by making changes to your surroundings, you can foster good health, improve relationships and attract prosperity both at home and in business. Beautifully illustrated and packed with information, this fantastic guide includes: The principles and practice of Feng Shui, How to harness auspicious energy lines, Living in harmony with the earth and How Feng Shui can contribute to your health and happiness. “Lillian Too’s Feng Shui is outstanding and spellbinding… the well matched marriage between theory and practice contributes to the comprehensiveness of the book… highly recommended” - Dr Leong Yin Ching, Professor of Education, University of Malaysia.
Paperback: 224 pages.
Language: English
ISBN: 1-85230-902-4
Size: 10-3/8” x 7-11/16”
Shipping weight: 1.6 pounds
Condition: Used, signs of age, use and wear, otherwise fine condition.
8IMMORTALS The Eight Immortals $17
The Eight Immortals
Author: T.C.Lai
Publisher: Swindon Book Company, Hong Kong 1972 (first edition)
Hardcover with dust jacket: 90 pages, monochome plates
Language: English
Size: 8-5/16” x 5-3/4”
Shipping weight: 6.4 ounces
Condition: Used, signs of age, use and wear , otherwise fine condition.
MOONYEAR The Moon Year: A Record of Chinese Customs and Festivals $15
The Moon Year: A Record of Chinese Customs and Festivals
Authors: Juliet Bredon & Igor Mitrophanow
Published by: Kelly & Walsh, Limited Shanghai 1927
Reprinted by: Ch’eng Wen Publishing Company, Taipei 1972.
Description: The Moon Year is a facinating recording the mysterious and somewhat elusive traditions of the Chinese. Juliet Bredon and Igor Mitrophanow trace their way through the intimate life of Chinese religion, superstitions, philosophies, customs, and society. Only after a year's residence in China are the authors able to gather an intimate perspective on this age-old civilization that has withstood the test of time. Bredon and Mitrophanow unravel some of the puzzles that surround this fascinating culture, through detailed description of the everyday beliefs of the Chinese people and the festivals of their 'Moon Calendar,' used as a diary of daily happenings. As the original printing of this book was in 1927, many of these rites may no longer exist, further emphasizing the importance of Bredon and Mitrophanow's work. Much of the material for The Moon Year was gathered first-hand from people they met along their journey, as well as from rare Chinese books and texts, resulting in a refreshingly honest exploration of a great civilization.
Hardcover: 514 pages, 2 colour plates and 37 monochrome illustrations, bibliography and index.
Language: English
Size: 7-5/8” x 5-5/8”
Condition: Used, signs of age, use and wear, otherwise fine condition.
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