Hervey, George: THE GOLDFISH OF CHINA IN THE XVIII CENTURY. China Society Sinological Series, 3. London, 1950. 66 pp. 2 b/w text-figures, foldout b/w plate. 23x17 cm. Cloth.
GBP 10.00
Presents the text of de Sauvigny's Histoire Naturelle des Dorades de la China of 1780 and of a Notice (or Memoire) on the subject sent a few years earlier from Peking. Both are accompanied by English translation. Also discusses the large Chinese scroll of 1722 depicting 92 goldfish 'in the imperial collection'. A scholarly study with a foreword by A. C. Moule.
Subjects: Zoology
Item 79 in List 203.
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