Jacques Gernert. A History of Chinese Civilization. London: The Folio Society, 2004. Fifth printing of 2002 edition. Translated by J. R. Foster and Charles Hartman. Introduced by Jonathan D. Spence. Two volumes in illustrated slipcase, brown buckram blocked in a gilt design by Frances Button. Volume One: pp. xxviii, 402m illustrations, maps tables; Volume Two: pp. xii, 402-851, maps, illustrations, bibliography, index.
Near Fine. A handful of tiny rust spots to edge of leaves.
A History of Chinese Civilization was first published in France in 1972 by Librairie Armand Colin as a single volume under the title Le Monde chinois. It was first translated into English and published by Cambridge University Press in 1982. A second English edition was published by Cambridge University Press in 1996. This edition follows the text of the second English edition.
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