Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949. Second Printing. Hardcover. Quarto; 469pp. A Very Good copy (corners bumped, owner name) in publishers' blue cloth lettered in gold. Dust jacket tape repaired with several large chips. Item #18755
Reproduces more than 2,500 designs of lattice windowa in old Chinese buildings. Introduction covers the historical development of lattice in China, the principles governing his classification of the designs, and describes how lattice is constructed and put in place. Dye taught academic courses at West China Union University in Chengtu, Szechuan Province, from 1910 to 1949, serving under the American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society. As an avocation Dye recorded and analyzed window lattice and woven belt patterns, which often had swastika designs, throughout West China. (Yale).