London: George Routledge & Sons, 1932. [Chinese History] FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp. x; 281 . Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Top edge pink; others untrimmed. With the plain dust-jacket, titled in green and priced at 18s to spine. Spotting to preliminary leaves and endpapers. Head-cap pulled. Jacket toned to spine and flap-joints, and about 1cm short. A lovely crisp copy with the rare jacket. Near fine. First published in French in 1919, Granet uses the 'Shih Ching' Book of Odes to extrapolate some of the earliest religious customs and beliefs of Ancient China. Item #61173
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