Le Livre des Recompenses et des Peines, en Chinois et en Francais; accompagne de quatre cents Legendes, Anecdotes, et Histoires, qui font connaitre les doctrines, les croyances et les moeurs de la secte des Tao-Sse [The Book of Rewards and Punishments in Chinese and French , accompanied by four hundred legends , anecdotes and stories that promote the doctrine, the beliefs and customs of the sect of the Tao - sse.]. STANISLAS JULIEN, TRANS.
Le Livre des Recompenses et des Peines, en Chinois et en Francais; accompagne de quatre cents Legendes, Anecdotes, et Histoires, qui font connaitre les doctrines, les croyances et les moeurs de la secte des Tao-Sse [The Book of Rewards and Punishments in Chinese and French , accompanied by four hundred legends , anecdotes and stories that promote the doctrine, the beliefs and customs of the sect of the Tao - sse.]
Le Livre des Recompenses et des Peines, en Chinois et en Francais; accompagne de quatre cents Legendes, Anecdotes, et Histoires, qui font connaitre les doctrines, les croyances et les moeurs de la secte des Tao-Sse [The Book of Rewards and Punishments in Chinese and French , accompanied by four hundred legends , anecdotes and stories that promote the doctrine, the beliefs and customs of the sect of the Tao - sse.]

Le Livre des Recompenses et des Peines, en Chinois et en Francais; accompagne de quatre cents Legendes, Anecdotes, et Histoires, qui font connaitre les doctrines, les croyances et les moeurs de la secte des Tao-Sse
[The Book of Rewards and Punishments in Chinese and French , accompanied by four hundred legends , anecdotes and stories that promote the doctrine, the beliefs and customs of the sect of the Tao - sse.]

Paris. Oriental Translation Fund. 1835. 1st Edition. Stock ID #170206

Black and white engraved vignette on the title page. Green stippled cloth covered boards with paper title label lettered in black on the spine. Yellow endpapers, with some slight buckling on the front fixed endpaper and a small chip from the lower corner, corners bumped and faint age discolouration to edges, but a very good firm and clean copy of the first edition. 480pp. 24.5 x 14.5cm.

The chapter headings are in traditional Chinese underlining the point of these morality stories that have been taken from Chinese classic literature, but the stories and comments are entirely in French.

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