Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Buy Used
$2.11
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Hardcover book that is a former library item. This book has typical library markings. Some general reader wear to exterior and corners. Text is clean throughout. Fast shipping!
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

The Butterfly Lions: The Pekingese in History, Legend and Art Hardcover – March 24, 1978

3.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Hardcover, March 24, 1978
$86.44 $2.11

Top 20 lists in Books
Top 20 lists in Books
View the top 20 best sellers of all time, the most reviewed books of all time and some of our editors' favorite picks. Learn more
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Product Details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: The Viking Press; 1st edition (March 24, 1978)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0670197882
  • ISBN-13: 978-0670197880
  • Product Dimensions: 20 x 20 x 20 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #158,918 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Important Information

Ingredients
Example Ingredients

Directions
Example Directions

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5 star
50%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
50%
1 star
0%
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
The only other review of this book here on Amazon, is simply a complaint about the condition of a dustcover on an old copy, which is not a review of the book, but simply a complaint about a particular seller, and that is a complaint that should be addressed elsewhere. This is an absolute gem of a book. It not only covers the history of the Pekingese breed, but connects and juxtaposes the biographies of Queen Victoria with her counterpart in China, Empress Tzu-hsi, as well as reviewing the opium wars and shows how the Pekingese breed was affected by all of these things. I originally bought this book to learn more about the history of the Pekingese. But just like many things in life in life, what started off seeming like one simple subject - a dog breed - turned into a subject most infinite in complexity, interest and feeling. All because of a very well written book.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I was very disappointed with this particular book that I received. The dust cover is torn badly and the book itself looks very old. I think it is probably intact. I don't see pages missing or torn. I suppose it was a decision on the part of the seller, whether to send a torn dust cover or none at all. I guess I prefer the torn cover. I will attempt to tape it together. It will never look good, too much of the cover is simply not there. I wish it looked like this picture.
Comment 0 of 4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?