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Chinese Symbolism & Art Motifs Charles Alfred Speed Williams

Chinese Symbolism & Art Motifs

Charles Alfred Speed Williams

Published December 15th 1989
ISBN : 9780804815864
Paperback
512 pages
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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,MoreIn 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 Kingdoms artistic and architectural wonders. For the general reader, it is a valuable compendium of fascinating sinological lore.