This will be the final entry on the Penguin “Black Classics”. There may be a few more floating around in my book collection, but the bulk of them have now been displayed.
First – Chinese & Japanese Literature
A detail of a Chinese silk painting of 8th to 10th C with the young Buddha practising archery
Detail from Ch’ing Ming Shang Ho Tu the famous scroll depicting a city of Cathay. Attributed to Chiang Tse-tuan
Spanish & Portuguese Literature
A Zapotec figure from Monte Alban
A detail of a Spanish manuscript
Detail from an etching of Nietzche by Hans Old
A bust of Machiavelli
I will be moving on to Pelicans in the next entry.