Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs

Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs

by Charles Alfred Speed Williams, C. A. Williams

Paperback(1st Tuttle pbk. ed)

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Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs by Charles Alfred Speed Williams, C. A. Williams

In this comprehensive handbook, C.A.S. Williams offers concise explanations of these essential symbols and motifs. The book is an unabridged reprint of the third edition of Outlines of Chinese Symbolism and Art Motives, published in Shanghai in 1941, a work that has become a standard reference volume for students of China and Chinese culture.For those China-bound, Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs is an indispensable guide to the Middle Kingdom's artistic and architectural wonders. For the general reader, it is a valuable compendium of fascinating sinological lore.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804815864
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/1989
Edition description: 1st Tuttle pbk. ed
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 5.84(w) x 8.37(h) x 1.35(d)

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