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1 Naxi Dongba Naxi Dongba Pictographic Calligraphy Art.
Yunnan People's Publishing House, 1999, ISBN:7222028730 
(Naxi Dongba). Naxi Dongba Pictographic Calligraphy Art. (Yunnan People's Publishing House, 1999). Pp (114) unpaginated. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated brown card covers, front flap. Foreword by Zhou Jiamo. Preface by Yang Shiguang. Text in Chinese and English. Crease to front flap, gift inscription, else very good. 50.00

Price: 50.00 CDN
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2 Naxi Dongba Naxi Nationality & Dongba Culture.
1999, ISBN:7800692027 
(Naxi Dongba). Naxi Nationality & Dongba Culture., (1999). Pp(5),1-106,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated orange card covers. Text in C hinese and English. Foreword by Guo Dalie. "The Nakhi [Naxi] are an ethnic group inhabiting the foothills of the Himalayas in the northwestern part ofYunnan Province, as well as the southwestern part of Sichuan Province in C hina. The Nakhi are thought to have come originally from Tibet and, until recently, maintained overland trading links with Lhasa and India. [...] Dongba religion was rooted in the beliefs of the Tibetan Bön religion; the word"Dongba" literally means "wise man" in the Nakhi language. Tracing its ori gins to a Bön shaman from eastern Tibet named Dongba Shilo, who lived in a cave near Baishuitai 900 years ago. According to Nakhi legends, he was saidto have created the Lijiang Mural." - from wikipedia. Very good. 40.00

Price: 40.00 CDN
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