Stock ID #178188 The Sacred Edict with a Translation of the Colloquial Rendering. F. W. BALLER.

The Sacred Edict with a Translation of the Colloquial Rendering.

Shanghai. American Presbyterian Mission Press. 1907. Second Edition, revised. Stock ID #178188

vii + 216pp, endpapers browned, half leather binding rubbed and worn, upper hinge cracked, red & black leather title labels on spine lettered in gilt, spine ruled in gilt, marbled edges, internally clean, a very good firm copy. 24.5 x 16cm.

This vocabularly was designed to be used in the field and includes space near the characters "where the student may write the sound as heard in his particular locality". Some very neat but faint pencil inscriptions next to Chinese characters. Sacred edict (Shengyu) is a series of maxims for proper conduct issued by the Kangxi emperor in 1670.

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