The Gibbon in China An Essay in Chinese Animal Lore

VAN GULIK, E.H.

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Place Published: Leiden
Publisher: Brill
Date Published: 1967

Description: Illustrated. 123pp., Thin 4to, blue cloth. Leiden: E.J. Brill, (1967). First Edition.

Comments: "The gibbon occupies a unique place in Far Eastern culture, it being possible to trace the extent of his habitat, his appearance and his mannerisms for more than two thousand years......these literary and artistic data , (were assembled) for the reference of orientalists, zoologists, and animal lovers in general." Preface. Included is a recording of the Morning calls of a Hylobates Agilis. The bottom corner of p.84/85 is crushed, but intact; otherwise fine.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 231148


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