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Peacock maiden

Peacock maiden

folk tales from China (third series)

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Published by Foreign Languages Press in Beijing, China .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- China.,
  • Tales -- China.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[illustrations by Cheng Shifa].
    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14056234M

    A vintage illustration titled "Moon Maiden" from the book "Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales." It depicts a Japanese angel with white wings flying near the clouds. Her gown is made of peacock feathers. The artist, Warwick Goble (), was an English illustrator who was influenced by Japanese watercolor techniques. He is most famous for his children’s books and fairy book Price: $


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