Giles, Lionel trans: A GALLERY OF CHINESE IMMORTALS. Selected Biographies Translated From Chinese Sources. Wisdom of the East. London, 1948. 128 pp. 17x12 cm. Cloth.
Selected from various Chinese sources on 'xian', mountain hermits, who were said to have succeeded, by means of dieting, bodily exercises, regulation of the breath, and mental cultivation, in prolonging life beyond the ordinary span. From the Wisdom of the East series. Pleasing period piece.
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Was item 184 in printed List 200.
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