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BIRD-DIETIES IN CHINA.
- Ascona 1952, Artibus Asiae. Red cloth, very clean,small bump to top back cover, else contents clean, sound, 61 full-page b.w. plates, small folio. ALWAYS R A R E ! * * FIRST & ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 350 COPIES * * An excellent monograph, with chapters: The Pervasiveness of Animal-Worship & the concept of the Soul. . Some Representations of Anthropomorphized Bird-forms in the Paleolithic, Neolithic & Bronze ages. The Widespread belief in a Connection between Birds & the Spirit-world. . China: The Period of Pre-history: last centuries of the Shang Dynasty; early Chou, Middle Chou, with a digression on the Drums of Dong-so'n [Vietnam]; late Chou-Han; Han; Six dynasties. . Epilogue: Two representations of Bird-deities from Christian Churches of the European Peninsula. *** VERY RARE TITLE: . * FIRST & ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 350 COPIES * This work like the authors other title, was issued in a small edition of First & Only Limited Numbered copies. . This work has always been RARE and seldom found on the market. An important addition to any reference library collection. * The author has written two famous books, both of which were published in a small Limited & Numbered Edition. See below. *** REFERENCES: . WATERBURY, Florance.: EARLY CHINESE SYMBOLS & LITERATURE: Vestiges & Speculations with Particular Reference to the Ritual Bronzes of the Shang Dynasty, 1952. Issued in a small LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 250 COPIES PRINTED, ONLY 225 OF WHICH ARE HAND-NUMBERED & FOR SALE. . Please check with us to see if we have it in stock. *** Color scans of this and most other books are posted to our website.
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