Vermilion Bird : T'ang Images of the South. in dj

By: SCHAFER, Edward H.

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SCHAFER, Edward H. The Vermilion Bird : T'ang Images of the South. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967. Pp. 380. With 7 plates. Large 8vo, tan cloth covered boards with red decoration and titles to front, black cloth spine, gilt titles, maps to endpapers, top edge red. Chapters: 1. Nam-Viet: Foreground and Background: Modern Peoples - Ancient Peoples - Ancient Chams and Khmers; 2. Hua People: Reconquest - Roads and Cities - Soldiers Administrators - Exiles - Creoles; 3. Man People: Lao and Others - Insurrections - Turncoats - Chams - Other Foreigners; 4. Women; 5. Divine Beings: Taoists - Buddhists - Gods - Goblins; 6. The World: The Fashioner of Creatures- The Pneumas of Earth - Views of Nature; 7. Sky and Air: Stars - Seasons - Storms - Red Skies - Miasmas; 8. Land and Sea: Land - Sea - Hills and Caves - Rivers and Springs - Description and Appreciation; 9. Minerals; 10. Plants: Tropical Forests - Magical and Poisonous Plants - Useful Plants - Edible Plants - Aromatic Plants - Beautiful Plants; 11. Animals: Invertebrates- Fish and Frogs - Reptiles - Dragons and Their Kin - Mammals - Birds; 12. The Vermilion Bird: Southern Odors - Southern Flavors - Southern Sounds - Southern Colors - The Vermilion Bird. Minor water mark to p. 253, else vg in clear price-clipped dj. 100.00

Title: Vermilion Bird : T'ang Images of the South. in dj

Author Name: SCHAFER, Edward H.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, 1967,:

Seller ID: 58681

Keywords: CHINA T'ANG DYNASTY CHINESE HISTORY NATURAL HISTORY GEOLOGY MYTHOLOGY,