Item #1840 Sexual Life In Ancient China ; A Preliminary Survey Of Chinese Sex And Society From CA. 1500 B.C. Till 1644 A.D. R. H. Van GULIK.

Sexual Life In Ancient China ; A Preliminary Survey Of Chinese Sex And Society From CA. 1500 B.C. Till 1644 A.D.

Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1974. Reprint. Hardcover : pp. [i-vii], viii-xvii, [xviii], [1-3], 4-392 : Colour frontispiece, 'Sixteenth century gentleman with his ladies' : 22 illustrations : 22 pages of plates : General and Chinese index : Green cloth boards : Gilt lettering top and spine : Pale blue endpapers : Illustrated dust jacket with detail from 'Sixteenth century gentleman with his ladies' .

All edges toned : Small scratch to top board : Head and tail of spine pushed : Small mark to margin of page xvii : Light edgewear and foxing to dust jacket. Very good / good. Item #1840

Robert Hans van Gulik (1910-1967) was raised in Indonesia to Dutch parents, spoke nine languages and worked as a diplomat. He was also an amateur, but highly respected, Sinologist, praised for his work on Chinese sexuality and art.

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