Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970-1977. First Editions. Octavos; xviii, 257pp; xxi, 1-392pp; xii, 393-764pp. Fine copies in publisher's green cloth, illustrated endpapers lettered in gold, black panels on spine; dust jackets have light extremity wear. Book One is 'The Visual Arts;' Book Two 'The Literary Arts;' Book Three 'The Scholarly Disciplines.'. Item #19840
"... the first systematic, inclusive study of the impact of the high civilizations of Asia on the development of modern Western civilization. 'A Century of Wonder', the second volume of the series, examines the influence which the vast new body of information about Asia had on the arts, institutions, literatures, and ideas of sixteenth-century Europe." - dustjacket flap.