Strassberg, R. trans. & ed: A CHINESE BESTIARY. Strange Creatures from the Guideways through Mountains and Seas. Berkeley, 2002. xxii, 314 pp. Numerous b/w illustrations. 26x18 cm. Cloth.
An introduction and translation to one of China's best-loved and least-understood classics, the Shanhai Jing or Classic of Mountains and Seas. Comprises mythical geography and is full of wondrous stories and creatures. Illustrations come from a 1597 edition of the work. With essays and commentaries.
Subjects: Illustrated Books Rare Books
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 591 in printed List 188.
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