Pierson, J. L. Jr: 10,000 CHINESE-JAPANESE CHARACTERS. Leiden, 1926. xi, 8, 750 pp. Appendixes. Printed in two colours black text with red grid pattern arrangement. 32x26 cm. Cloth, red gilt label on spine.
A large-format dictionary of Sino-Japanese characters intended to contain all the 'living characters' then used in Japan and thus more comprehensive than the other Japanese-English dictionaries then available. With all readings: 'on', kun and imi, plus Chinese pronunciations and a number of compounds for more important characters. Good firm copy, binding in good condition, clean inside with some slight foxing to preliminary pages.
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 526 in printed List 189.
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