Chinese Footbinding: The History of a Curious Erotic Custom

Chinese Footbinding: The History of a Curious Erotic Custom

Levy, Howard S.; Arthur Waley (Foreword) and Wolfram Eberhard (Introduction)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Wilton Rawls: Publisher
Date Published: 1966
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 41203

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352pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Black cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and gilt stamped Chinese characters on the front cover. The text block edges have the publisher's yellow stain. Pictorial endpapers. Richly illustrated. Very good condition. The spine ends and the corners of the covers are gently bumped, and there is a bookseller's label on the half title page. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with mild rubbing, creasing and yellowing. There are intermittent small closed tears and chips in the edges.

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The first complete history in a Western language of Chinese footbinding.