Sexual Life in Ancient China: A Preliminary Survey of Chinese Sex and Society from ca. 1500 B.C. till 1644 A.D.
by R.H. Van Gulik
Leiden, Holland: E.J. Brill, 1961. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. A crisp, virtually pristine copy of the 1961 1st trade edition. Tight and Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with just the faintest trace of light wear along the spine crown, Quarto, 360 pgs. plus Chinese Index and General Index. 22 text-illustrations plus 22 full-page plates. Quite an impressive departure for Robert Van Gulik, the renowned early to mid 20th century mystery writer. (Inventory #: 14556)
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