|Ancient tales and folklore of China. [Myths & legends of China]|
|Ancient tales and folklore of China / Edward T.C. Werner ; with thirty-two illustrations in colour by Chinese artists.|
Reprint of the 1922 ed. entitled: Myths & legends of China.
"...The chief literary sources of Chinese myths are the Lidai shenxian tongjian 歷代神仙通鑒, the Shenxian liezhuan 神仙列傳, the Fengshen yanyi 封神演義, and the Soushen ji 搜神記. In writing the following pages I have translated or paraphrased largely from these works ... and at times quoted from the....volumes on Chinese superstitions by Père Henri Doré....in Variétés Sinologiques.--Preface.