Thomas Moore. Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance. London: Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1861. Quarto. xxiv, 381 pages. With a detailed fore-edge painting after Thomas Rowlandson's Harem, depicting a sultan with a lamp, considering a group of naked women.
Shānguǐ (山鬼). Literally "mountain ghost." Originally a jilted lover in the classical Nine Songs, she developed over time into a woman, usually naked, living in the wilderness, married to a red leopard or a tiger. Considered the goddess of Mt. Wū (巫山神女). this piece was painted by one of my favorite artists Hwa San-chiuen