Lindqvist, Cecilia: CHINA. Empire of the Written Symbol. London, 1991. 423 pp. 31 coloured & numerous b/w illustrations. Map. 22x21 cm. Cloth.
Originally published in Swedish, this book describes the pictorial origins & development of the Chinese script. Drawing on archaeology, palaeographic research and art, the author offers a richly detailed picture of how mental associations are formed with visual images and symbols.
Subjects: Calligraphy Writing
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 445 in printed List 189.
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