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Ch'u Tz'u : The Songs of the South : An Ancient Chinese Anthology. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HAWKES, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: At the Clarendon Press Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1959,:

Seller ID: 110960


HAWKES, David. Ch'u Tz'u : The Songs of the South : An Ancient Chinese Anthology. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1959. First Edition. Pp (8),[vii]-viii,(2),[1]-229,(3). Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In Ch'u, southernmost of the ancient Chinese kingdoms, an oral literature of shamanistic songs and chants was developed by secular poets of the third century B.C. into a strange and beautiful allegorical poetry in which magic, mythology, and politics curiously intermingle. Bitterness is its keynote. The poet despairs of the evil and turbulence of this world and seeks esca... View more info

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 3

By: HAWKES, Sonia Chadwick CAMPBELL, James, ed. BROWN, David, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Committee for Archaeology, 1984,: 1984

Seller ID: 41733


HAWKES, Sonia Chadwick, James CAMPBELL, and David BROWN, (eds.). Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 3. (Oxford) : Oxford University Committee for Archaeology, 1984. Pp 176. Large 8vo, illustrated cardcovers. "Sherborne in Dorset: Am Ecclesiatical Settlement and its Estate" by Katherine Barker; "Insula de Burgh: Excavations at Burrow Hill, Butley, Suffolk, 1978-1981" by Valerie Fenwick; "A Technical and Metallurgical Study of Three Anglo-Saxon Shield Bosses" by Heinrich Härke and Chris Salter; "The Kentish Keystone-Garnet Disc Brooches: Avent... View more info