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lion dog of Peking a history of the Pekingese dog. by Annie Coath Dixey

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Published by P. Davies .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Previous ed 1931.

The Physical Object
Pagination155p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19240005M

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The Lion Dog of Peking, Being the Astonishing History of the Pekinese Dog. English Edition, Third Printing. Book and dust jacket are both in very good condition—jacket shows light . The Lion Dog of Peking The following lines, translated by Mrs Coath Dixey, are attributed to the Empress T'Zu Hsi of China. Let the Lion Dog be small, let it wear the swelling cape of dignity around its neck, let it display the billowing standard of pomp over its back. The Lion Dog Of Buddhist Asia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. - each lion is a unique sculpt: the mane, tail, &c. are different. Cons: none Comments: on the product page, the photos of the lion with the cub do not match the style I received (cub on hind legs, leaning against parent); the photo on the order summary does match (cub under lion's left paw). Go figure/5(46).

Acclaimed by the Financial Times as an excellent read, panoramic in scope, Peking brings to life the conflict, struggle, and idealism that marked Chinas revolution and led to its rise to superpower status To a China racked by famine and bloody civil war in , young English-born missionary Jakob Kellner brings all the crusading passion of his untried Christian faith/5. Also known as the “lion dog”, the Pekingese was recorded to have been kept in China at the time of the Shu dynasty 2, years ago. China had recently become a buddhist country, but this conversion faced a significant stumbling block: the lion, which Buddha had tamed. Mandarin Books Dogs of China & Japan in Nature and Art - Colour frontis with tissue guard, 9 internal colour plates with tissue guards and 90 black & white plates, index. Embossed gilt dog on front cover under gilt title. Light foxing. Covers eastern dogs in early times, attitude of Confucius toward dogs, use of dogs by Chinese and Japanese emperors for. They are known in colloquial English as lion dogs or foo dogs. The concept, which originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, features a pair of highly stylized lions —often one male with a ball and one female with a cub —which were thought to protect the building from harmful spiritual influences and harmful people that might be a l meaning: lion.

The lion dog of Peking: a history of the Pekingese dog. London: P. Davies. MLA Citation. Dixey, Annie Coath. The lion dog of Peking: a history of the Pekingese dog P. Davies London Australian/Harvard Citation. Dixey, Annie Coath. , The lion dog of Peking: a history of the Pekingese dog P. Davies London. Wikipedia Citation. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dixey, Annie Coath. Lion dog of Peking. London, P. Dutton ltd. [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lu, Zee Yuen Nee. Lhassa Lion dog. [Peking]: Published under the auspices of the Peking Kennel Club (International), []. Another breed, the Shih Tzu, has its English name derive from the same source as this breed's Chinese name which translates to "lion dog". The breed was favored by royalty of the Chinese Imperial court as both a lap dog and companion dog, and its name refers to the city of Peking (Beijing) where the Forbidden City is : China.