In China, the image of the five-toed golden dragon appears everywhere--in all celebrations and major feasts, on banners, ships, roof gables, embroidered on silk and glazed onto ceramics. Through legends and lush images, take a unique foray into the dragon-laden landscape of Chinese culture. Not only does this collection feature classic folktales, it also uncovers some new dragon lore from the far-flung corners of the empire. Illustrations compare the Chinese dragon with Asian creatures, such as the Japanese Netsuke unicorn, ...

Year of the Dragon: Legends & Lore 2002, Sterling, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781586639303

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