China : Empire of the Written Symbol
1991, First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w. Now in a protective cover. This copy presents as new. Scans available if required.
Drawing on archaeology, palaeographic research and evidence of 20th century Chinese art and culture, this book offers a picture of how mental associations are formed. Among the characters discussed are those featuring the human body, wild and domestic animals and chariots and boats.