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Dotting the Eyes on a Painted Dragon

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Dotting the Eyes on a Painted Dragon: Stories of Chinese Set Phrases I, by Cang Yangqing. Published by Zhaohua Publishing House, 1984.

A special feature of the Chinese language is its frequent use of "set phrases" (chengyu). These set phrases, usually consisting of four Chinese characters, describe a person, situation or event in a pithy and often poetic way.
Most set phrases originate in early Chinese classics, poetry, prose, Buddhist scriptures and folk sayings.
This series of picture books present to our readers some well-known set phrases, beautifully illustrated and narrated. Series I and II were contributed by the People's Fine Arts Publishing House, Shanghai. (Source: Publisher's Note)

Hardback first edition. Very good condition. Few marks on cover and throughout, otherwise looks close to new.

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Author(s):
Cang Yangqing
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Zhaohua Publishing House
Title:
Dotting the Eyes on a Painted Dragon

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Dotting the Eyes on a Painted Dragon: Stories of Chinese Set Phrases I, by Cang Yangqing. Published by Zhaohua Publishing House, 1984.

A special feature of the Chinese language is its frequent use of "set phrases" (chengyu). These set phrases, usually consisting of four Chinese characters, describe a person, situation or event in a pithy and often poetic way.
Most set phrases originate in early Chinese classics, poetry, prose, Buddhist scriptures and folk sayings.
This series of picture books present to our readers some well-known set phrases, beautifully illustrated and narrated. Series I and II were contributed by the People's Fine Arts Publishing House, Shanghai. (Source: Publisher's Note)

Hardback first edition. Very good condition. Few marks on cover and throughout, otherwise looks close to new.

Author(s):
Cang Yangqing
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Zhaohua Publishing House
Title:
Dotting the Eyes on a Painted Dragon

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