Very Good / Very Good. Item #001417
New York: Columbia University Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; xxiv + 336pp, including bibliography and index. A map, calligraphic reproduction, or historical novel illustration opens each chapter. White dust jacket of laid paper with blue and black lettering and cover illustration. Blue boards with silver lettering on spine.
Dustjacket smudged with spine lightly tanned. Binding near pristine. 1/2" split between pages at top along gutter between the title and preceding pages, else binding is secure and tight. Endpapers and pages clean, crisp, and unmarked.
Hegel is one of America's leading literary sinologists, and winner of the Prix Stanislas Julien from the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres at the Institut de France.