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Category: All Categories: Folklore and Mythology: Asian Folklore
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Coomaraswamy, Ananda K., 1877-1947, & Sister Nivedita (Margaret E. Noble), 1867-1911, of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda.  
Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists. With thirty-two illustrations by Indian artists under the supervision of Abanindro Nath Tagore.

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co., 1913; unabridged republication by Dover, NY [1967].
xii, 400 p., illus. "Gathered together in this single volume are the most important stories of Indian mythology, taken mainly from [the Mahabharata and the Ramayana], with additional tales from the puranas and vedas and from assorted narratives of Krishna, Buddha, and Shiva. ...this book has much to offer art historians as well as anthropology students, folklorists, students of Indian culture, literature, religion, and general readers..." Paper; spine faded; VG. Stock#22659.

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Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904  
Some Chinese Ghosts
Publisher: Boston, Little Brown, 1906.
203, [4] p., notes, glossary; 19.5 cm. Six stories from China on the supernatural: The Soul of the Great Bell (the story of Ko-Ngai); The Story of Ming-Y; The Legend of Tchi-Niu; The Return of Yen-Tchin-King; The Tradition of the Tea-Plant; The Tale of the Porcelain-God. First published in 1887 (Blanck 7916), this is the second edition. Very good condition; bound in light blue/grey cloth with gold front & spine lettering and a front-cover decoration showing a black imperial dragon before an orange sun. Stock#OB085 (dr).

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Kao, Karl S. Y. [Gao, Xinyong], ed., Illustrated by: 3 Maps  
Classical Chinese Tales of the Supernatural and the Fantastic : Selections from the Third to the Tenth Century
Publisher: Indiana University Press Bloomington 1985.
x, 406 p. Includes bibliography. ISBN: 0253313759. With Chinese characters. Chinese Literature in Translation series. "The book consists of sixty pieces of chih-kuai and thirty-six ch'uan-ch'i .." -- DJ. Issued in blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine. DJ with slight wear top and bottom of spine. 1st ed., 1st Printing. DJ Very Good. Cloth Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Werner, E. T. C. (Edward Theodore Chalmers), 1864-1954, Illustrated by: Col. Plates  
Myths and Legends of China
Publisher: Sinclair Brown Ltd. London 1984.
[4], 7-453, [1] p., [32] p. of col. plates. ISBN: 0863000355. Originally published: Myths & Legends of China. London : G.G. Harrap, 1922. " .. set[s] forth in English dress those myths which may be regarded as the accredited representatives of Chinese mythology .. " -- Pref. p. 8.Very slight shelf wear. 2nd. ed. Pictorial Softcover Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Wu Ch'êng-ên, ca.1500-1580. Waley, Arthur, translator. Hu Shih.  
Monkey. Translated from the Chinese by Arthur Waley.

Publisher: Grove Press, NY. 'Twenty-Second Printing 1982'. Evergreen E-112.
306 p.; 20 cm. Introduction by Hu Shih. "Freed from all kinds of allegorical interpretations by Buddhist, Taoist, and Confusianist commentators, Monkey is simply a book of good humor, profound nonsense, good-natured satire and delightful entertainment. It has delighted millions of Chinese children and adults for over three hundred years..." Pictorial paper covers; spine faded, small gouge in upper front cover & a few pages; copy of Prof. Walter R. Davis with a few of his pencil notes in the introduction; good. stock$985.

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