Deng Lin; Du Dinji ed: XINZENG SISHU. (The Four Books, Newly Augmented). N.p., 1880. 5 ce. 5 vols. 27x16 cm. Stitched.
A very well-known and popular version of the Four Books, produced by Du Dingji in 1779, and much reprinted throughout the 19th century and even into the Republican period. This copy lacks the 4th fascicle, containing the first two chapters of the 'Mencius'. The paper is yellow and brittle, and the outer leaves slightly damaged. There are two collector's seals of the same collector.
Subjects: Classics Rare Books
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 309 in printed List 196.
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