The Gibbon in China; An Essay in Chinese Animal Lore

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

"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.

Price: $450.00

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