Publisher description for Outlines of Chinese symbolism and art motives : an alphabetical compendium of antique legends and beliefs, as reflected in the manners and customs of the Chinese / C. A. S. Williams.

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Standard reference long familiar to students of Chinese culture emphasizes historical, legendary, or supernatural persons, animals and objects as symbols in art and literature. 402 illustrations.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Folklore China, Symbolism in folklore China, China Social life and customs