Vercelli, Italy: White Star Publishers, 2000. Glossy color photos. First American Edition. Cloth. Folio (14" x 10 3/8"), black cloth with gold lettering embossed on spine and front cover, profusely illustrated with glossy color images of ancient Chinese art and artifacts (including 4-page foldouts fol. pp.73ff., & 205ff.) and maps, glossy photographic dust jacket (unclipped) depicting on front cover ceramic warriors from First Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi's tomb, colorful pictorial endpapers depicting mounted Chinese warriors from a fresco, 291,  pages. Weight: 5 lbs. 9 oz. Very Fine / Near Fine. Item #5231
SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED, well printed and produced volume providing the history of ancient China using the finest examples of Chinese art and artifacts via beautiful glossy color photographs.
In top condition with slight rubbing to the glossy photographic dust jacket (unclipped). A splendid coffee table book with solid scholarship and stunning illustrations. Heavy book, may require extra postage.