Stedman, T. L. and K. P. Lee: A CHINESE AND ENGLISH PHRASE BOOK IN THE CANTON DIALOGUE. or Dialogues on Ordinary and Familiar Subjects for the Use of the Chinese resident in America, and of Americans desirous of learning the Chinese Language; with the Pronunciation of each word indicated in Chinese and Roman Characters. New York, 1888. iv, 187 pp. 18x13 cm. Quarter cloth, original boards, somewhat worn.
A good firm copy of this phrase book, produced at a highly interesting historical moment for the Chinese immigrant community in America. It is also interesting to see printed below the English phrases, phonetic transcriptions into characters intended to be read by Cantonese speakers of the late 19th century.
Subjects: Chinese Abroad Language
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 559 in printed List 194.
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