Clayre, Alasdair,: The Heart of the Dragon
Book Number: 0244310
Harvill Press and William Collins and Sons & Co. Ltd., London, 1984. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. XXII, 282 pages, last blank, acknowledgements, chronological table, maps of China's boundaries, note on Chinese names and terms, preface by author, notes, illustration credits and index. Map illustrated frontispiece, showing China and her various borders. Illustrated title page by Patrick Trocktor. The text is illustrated with black-and-white and coloured photography, reproductions of contemporary illustrations, paintings and sculpture, maps and paintings. Red coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing a Chinese dragon as drawn by Ean Taylor, photographic back dustwrapper panel. A very clean and tidy copy with no damage. A book about China, its history, social life and Customs and most of all its people. The book is based upon a Channel Four documentary series of the same name. Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; TV Tie-in; History -- China; Art -- History and Theory; ISBN: 0002721155. ISBN/EAN: 9780002721158. Inventory No: 0244310. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.