Classic of Mountains and Seas by Anne Birrell
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Classic of Mountains and Seas
By Anne Birrell

The Classic of Mountains and Seas

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Classic of Mountains and Seas by Anne Birrell

Book Description

Dating from the 3rd century BC to the 1st century AD the work is structured according to a conception of the world as a vast land mass bounded on its four sides by four seas, beyond which lie four great wildernesses. Each chapter leads the reader through successive landscapes, describing the geographical and mythological associations of each.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140447194
ISBN-10: 0140447199
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x 16mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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