The Mandate of Heaven. Hidden History in the Book of Changes [ I Ching ]. Inscribed and, the author, ALS.

The Mandate of Heaven. Hidden History in the Book of Changes [ I Ching ].

Surrey, UK: Curzon, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. xviii + 252pp. Black cloth with gilt titling to spine; b&w illustrations & maps, notes, appendix, bibliography, glossary and index. This copy inscribed by the author to the original owner "May you find clarity in the enigmatic and hidden, Joel aka S.J. Marshall, Aug 30, 2001". With an additional note from the author loosely inserted at front which suggests that the recipient look up "Joel" in the index for amusement and signed "Joel". From the publisher: The Mandate of Heaven presents new evidence that challenges current thinking on the origin of The Book of Changes..and shows that the oracle book contains allusions to lost historical narratives that have eluded discovery for the past 3,000 years.. Marshall brings alive the mysteries of the ancient text." A well researched historical study. Just a hint of rubbing to edges, otherwise, a tight and bright Near fine copy in Near fine dustjacket. (Just the faintest of rubbing to dust jacket). Item #36970
ISBN: 0700712992

Price: $150.00

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