van Gulik, Robert H: THE LORE OF THE CHINESE LUTE. An Essay in Ch'in Ideology. Tokyo, 1940. xi, 224, 13 pp. 15 b/w plates, b/w text illustrations. Index. 26x20 cm. Cloth.
A wealth of detail on the history and cultural significance of the Chinese lute. Equally interesting to students of Asia and of musicology. First edition. Waterstaining to front cover and shaky in binding. Perfectly serviceable reading copy of the rare first edition of this work. Priced accordingly.
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 666 in printed List 197.
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