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The Heart of the Dragon

The Heart of the Dragon

The Heart of the Dragon

The Heart of the Dragon Hardcover - 1984

by Clayre, Alasdair

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first
Used - Very Good Condition


Harvill Press and William Collins and Sons & Co. Ltd, London, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. 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 copious 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. Bumping into the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners. The spine is very slightly cocked. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing a Chinese dragon as drawn by Ean Taylor, photographic back dustwrapper panel. Green and white writing on the front panel and spine. Rubbing to the dustwrapper corners and there is crinkling to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. A few marks to the dustwrapper. On the lower right-hand corner of the front panel there has been a sticker placed at an angle stating " A Channel Four Book ". 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. This is the first UK edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Social History; Art -- History and Theory; History -- China; China; ISBN: 0002721155. ISBN/EAN: 9780002721158. Inventory No: 0105185. . 9780002721158
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  • Title The Heart of the Dragon
  • Author Clayre, Alasdair
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition First Edition
  • Condition Used - Very Good Condition
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Harvill Press and William Collins and Sons & Co. Ltd, London
  • Date 1984
  • Bookseller's Inventory # 0105185
  • ISBN 9780002721158

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