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Title: Fetes Et Chansons Anciennes de la Chine.
Description: Paris, Ernest Leroux. 1929, Deuxieme Edition. Half-Leather. 301 pp, 10" H. Rebound with green leather spine/corners with gilt lettering on spine. Marbled paper boards and endpapers. Original paper covers not bound in. 1 b&w plate. Main text in French only. Examples are given in Chinese characters with French translations. A few English translations in Appendix III. Table des Matieres: Introduction; Les chansons d'amour du Che King (comment lire un classique / Les themes champetres / Les amours de village / Les chansons des monts et des eaux); Les fetes anciennes (Fetes locales / Faits et interpretations / Le rythme saisonnier / Les lieux saints / Les joutes); Conclusion; Table de references des chansons; Appendice I. - Note sur les concours de proverbes; II. - Note sure l'arc-en-ciel; III. - Notes ethnographiques. Previous owner's chop mark (stamp) on free front endpaper, light browning to pages, some pages have tiny edge chips and tears, creases and corner creases. Slight dulling to spine color. Binding is tight. Very Good -.

Keywords: Poetry, Songs, Chinese, China, Translations, Love, Amour, Che King, Chansons, Fetes Anciennes, Saints, Fetes Locales, Saisonnier, Champetres, Village, Monts, Eaux, Proverbes.

Price: US$ 65.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 29221

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