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Ancient China: The Discoveries of Post Liberation Archaeology by Watson William - Paperback - First Edition - 1974 - from Gilt Edge Books and

Ancient China: The Discoveries of Post Liberation Archaeology

by Watson William

Condition: Near Fine

New York: Graphic Society, 1974. Illustrated card covers. With an introduction by Magnus Magnusson. William Watson - Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology of London University, long associated with the Department of Oriental Antiquities in the British Museum. The contents provided: (1) Lan-t'ien Man, Peking Man and Their Successors (2) Neolithic (3) The Bronze Age (4) The Han Empire (5) The T'ang Dynasty (6) The Sung Dynasty (7) The Yuan Dynasty. A chronological table, photographs, maps, diagrams and beautiful colour plates accompany the richly presented text. This book was the outcome of a pilgrimage to China made by Professor William Watson and Magnus Magnusson on behalf of the BBC. They researched the new Chinese treasures for two special BBC programs and this book. A wonderful combination of history and beautiful Chinese treasures! Name to prelim. Slight colour washout to extremity of covers (a natural process). A clean bright copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.


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