MORRISON, Robert

Dialogues and detached Sentences in the Chinese Language with a free and verbal Translation in English. Collected from various sources.

£7,500

Dialogues and detached Sentences in the Chinese Language with a free and verbal Translation in English. Collected from various sources.

Macao: Printed at the Honorable East India Co.’s Press, by P. P. Thoms, 1816

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Rare Macao imprint of the first Chinese-English conversation manual.

Description

First edition. 8vo., nineteenth century straight-grain morocco, border decorated in blind and single gilt fillet by Bernard Henington with ticket (Ramsden p.80). Light rubbing to spine and sides.

Bibliography

Cordier Sinica 1641.

 

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