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Wu Cheng’En - Journey to the West (3volumes, complete) - 1984/1986

Wu Cheng’En - Journey to the West (3volumes, complete) - 1984/1986

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Wu Cheng’En - Journey to the West (3volumes, complete) - 1984/1986
Literature - Quantity: 3 - Dust jacket, With slipcase - Book

Journey to the West
Wu Cheng’En
Translated by W. J. F. Jenner

Complete three-volume translation of the Chinese edition in 100 chapters.

A very nice rare set of this Chinese Mythological Classic!

Uniformly bound in beautiful bright scarlet cloth with Chinese characters in gilt on upper boards and gilt lettering on spines;
All three volumes are in the publishers original slipcases.
All three with publishers original dustjackets.
Books are in fine/exellent condition, spines straight, hinges firm, inlay and boards clean and crisp.
Dustjackets with very small tears to top and bottom of (slightly sunbleached) spines,

Volume 1,
1:st edition, 2:nd printing 1984
22x14cm, 575 pages
Volume 2,
1:st edition, 2:nd printing 1986
22x14cm, 630 pages
Volume 3,
1:st edition, 1986
22x14cm 646 pages.

(See pictures for condition)

Books and packaging will be around 3kg together (heavy books) so shipping is a little higher than my usual price and is the actual cost of of the service.

Journey to the West (Chinese: 西遊記; pinyin: Xī Yóu Jì) is a Chinese novel published in the 16th century during the Ming dynasty and attributed to Wu Cheng'en. It is regarded as one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature, and has been described as arguably the most popular literary work in East Asia.

I ship securely packaged and traceable from Sweden.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Wu Cheng’En
Book Title
Journey to the West (3volumes, complete)
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1984
Publication year youngest item
1986
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
No
Publisher
Foreign Languages Press, Bejiing
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Dust jacket, With slipcase
Number of pages
1860
Dimensions
22×14 cm
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