1893 Chinese Stories CHINA Folklore Literature Alchemy Buddhism Confucius

DOUGLAS, Sir Robert K.

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“Years of careful training will make a tree whose shoots should spring heavenwards bend the points of its branches towards the earth.”

– Robert K Douglas, Chinese Stories

 

A rare first edition printing, of Robert Douglas’s adapted and translated ‘Chinese Stories’. These folktales have been interpreted from their original, aural traditions. They describe the social customs of ancient China, the traditions of Buddhism, Chinese music and ballads, forbidden love and arranged marriage, Confucius philosophy, and sorcery and alchemy.

 

This fine printing is filled with charming illustrations in the style of 17th – 19th-century woodblock figures.

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1893 Chinese Stories CHINA Folklore Literature Alchemy Buddhism Confucius 

 

“Years of careful training will make a tree whose shoots should spring heavenwards bend the points of its branches towards the earth.”

– Robert K Douglas, Chinese Stories

 

A rare first edition printing, of Robert Douglas’s adapted and translated ‘Chinese Stories’. These folktales have been interpreted from their original, aural traditions. They describe the social customs of ancient China, the traditions of Buddhism, Chinese music and ballads, forbidden love and arranged marriage, Confucius philosophy, and sorcery and alchemy.

 

This fine printing is filled with charming illustrations in the style of 17th – 19th-century woodblock figures.

 

Item number: #1498

Price: $299

 

DOUGLAS, Sir Robert K.

 

Chinese stories

 

Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1893. First edition

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [xxxvii], 348, [32]
    • Illustrated with 8 full-page engravings and 47 in-text illustrations
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6in (22cm x 15cm)

 

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1498

Categories

Literature

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

DOUGLAS, Sir Robert K.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete