The Ceremonial Usages Of The Chinese, B.c. 1121, As Prescribed In The “institutes Of The Chow Dynasty Strung As Pearls”; Or, Chow Le Kwan Choo., Being An Abridgement Of The Chow Le Classic By. Hoo Peih Seang, (designated. Mung Chew)..
Bound in original publisher's yellow blind stamped cloth, title in gilt on spine, a very good example.
, Smith Elder and Co.,,
4to. 10 x 7.5 inches. [vi] + iv + 107 pp. +  index With inserted Errata slip.
With Chinese characters and illustrations throughout the text.
A translation of a classic Chinese work dealing with the ceremonies of the Chow dynasty accompanied by notes by the editor. William Gingell (1816-63) who was a British surgeon of the East India Company who after two years' service in India was transferred to Nanking in China where he stayed until his death. Scarce.
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