Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House

Publisher: People's Medical Publishing House

Year: Beijing 1984

Format: Hardcover in Slipcase

Edition: First

Condition:

 Each page of this atlas of the tongue, released by the People's Medical Publishing House, features a close-up of an individual tongue, accompanied by a description of it's appearance and diagnoses of posible underlying health issues. Analysis of the tongues appearence as an indicator of physical dysfunction dates back - according to this book - to The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine, which dates from the second century BCE, with numerous subsequent accretions. It is still a revered text in China.

Tags: Martin Parr, Rare, The Chinese Photo Book, The Chinese Photobook

£140.00

  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House
  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House
  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House
  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House
  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House
  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House
  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House
  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House
  • Catalogue of Tongue Coating Diagnoses in Chinese Medicine by People's Medical Publishing House