The Gibbon in China An Essay in Chinese Animal Lore
Place Published: Leiden
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
Condition: near fine
Book ID: 231148