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Strange stories from a Chinese studio ; Liao zhai zhi yi.[Adulteration punished--The Alchemist--An other SOlomon--The Boat-girl Bride--The boatmen of Lao-lung--Carrying a Corpse--The Butterfly's Revenge--The Censor in Purgatory--The Clay Image--The Country of the Cannibals--Cruelty Avenged--The Dead Priest--Death by Laughing--The Disembodied Frie nd--The Donkey's Revenge--Engaged to a Nun--Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel--The Faithless Widow--Feasting the Ruler of Purgatory--Feng Shui--The Flower-nymphs--The Fortune Hunter Punished--The Gambler's Talisman--His Father's Ghost--The Injustice of Heaven--In the Infernal Regions--Joining the Immortals--The Lingering Death--The Marriage Lottery--The Mirror and Listen Trick--Mr. Willow by ; 1845-1935  Herbert Allen - Hardcover - 1925 - from Joseph Valles - Books (SKU: 4511)

Strange stories from a Chinese studio ; Liao zhai zhi yi.[Adulteration punished--The Alchemist--An other SOlomon--The Boat-girl Bride--The boatmen of Lao-lung--Carrying a Corpse--The Butterfly's Revenge--The Censor in Purgatory--The Clay Image--The Country of the Cannibals--Cruelty Avenged--The Dead Priest--Death by Laughing--The Disembodied Frie nd--The Donkey's Revenge--Engaged to a Nun--Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel--The Faithless Widow--Feasting the Ruler of Purgatory--Feng Shui--The Flower-nymphs--The Fortune Hunter Punished--The Gambler's Talisman--His Father's Ghost--The Injustice of Heaven--In the Infernal Regions--Joining the Immortals--The Lingering Death--The Marriage Lottery--The Mirror and Listen Trick--Mr. Willow

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Strange stories from a Chinese studio ; Liao zhai zhi yi.[Adulteration punished--The Alchemist--An other SOlomon--The Boat-girl Bride--The boatmen of Lao-lung--Carrying a Corpse--The Butterfly's Revenge--The Censor in Purgatory--The Clay Image--The Country of the Cannibals--Cruelty Avenged--The Dead Priest--Death by Laughing--The Disembodied Frie nd--The Donkey's Revenge--Engaged to a Nun--Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel--The Faithless Widow--Feasting the Ruler of Purgatory--Feng Shui--The Flower-nymphs--The Fortune Hunter Punished--The Gambler's Talisman--His Father's Ghost--The Injustice of Heaven--In the Infernal Regions--Joining the Immortals--The Lingering Death--The Marriage Lottery--The Mirror and Listen Trick--Mr. Willow

by Pu, Songling, 1640-1715. ; Giles, Herbert Allen,; 1845-1935

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New York : Boni and Liveright ; [Colchester ; London ; Eton : Printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co. Ltd.], 1925., 1925. Very Good. xxiii, 488 pp. ; 20 cm. ; OCLC: 2299729 ; LC: PL2722.U2 ; brown and black cloth with gold lettering and designs ; decorative endpapers ; One hundred and sixty-four stories from the Liao-chai chih-i by P'u Sung-ling ; The Arabian Nights of China, fil led with wonderful stories and strange happenings involving ghosts, fairy foxes, gods and demons, and reversals of fate, translated by the compiler of the great Chinese-English dictionary ; Some story titles: Adulteration punished--The Alchemist--An other SOlomon--The Boat-girl Bride--The boatmen of Lao-lung--Carrying a Corpse--The Butterfly's Revenge--The Censor in Purgatory--The Clay Image--The Country of the Cannibals--Cruelty Avenged--The Dead Priest--Death by Laughing--The Disembodied Frie nd--The Donkey's Revenge--Engaged to a Nun--Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel--The Faithless Widow--Feasting the Ruler of Purgatory--Feng Shui--The Flower-nymphs--The Fortune Hunter Punished--The Gambler's Talisman--His Father's Ghost--The Injustice of Heaven--In the Infernal Regions--Joining the Immortals--The Lingering Death--The Marriage Lottery--The Mirror and Listen Trick--Mr. Willow and the Locusts--Raising the Dead--The Salt Smuggler--The Self-punished Murderer--Smelling Essays --The Stolen Eyes--Theft of the Peach--The Tiger Guest--The Tipsy Turtle--The Wei-ch'i Devil--The Wine Insect--The Wonderful Stone. ; remains of label on front ep ; pages untrimmed ; top edge colored dark brown ; no dustjacket ; VG

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