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)..

GINGELL, WILLIAM RAYMON (TRANSL. & ED.).

Bound in original publisher's yellow blind stamped cloth, title in gilt on spine, a very good example.

£650.00

Publisher

, Smith Elder and Co.,,

Place

London

Date

1852..

Item Description

4to. 10 x 7.5 inches. [vi] + iv + 107 pp. + [8] index With inserted Errata slip.

Illustrations

With Chinese characters and illustrations throughout the text.

Notes

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.

[Stock No. 24611]

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