Wade, Thomas Francis: A PROGRESSIVE COURSE DESIGNED TO ASSIST THE STUDENT OF COLLOQUIAL CHINESE. As spoken in the Capital and the Metropolitan Department. Shanghai, 1886. xxviii, 349; 523; 245 pp. 3 vols. 31x24 cm. Modern cloth, gilt preserving the decorative parts of the front and rear original binding’s covers.
Wade's most influential work, introducing his celebrated system of romanization, here provided in the second edition with a new preface. Cordier 1689-90. Very good ex-library copy with stamps on reverse title-page only. Rebacked, preserving the original cloth covers (with some wear), some pages lined and supported, conservation-style, and with some neat notes and exercises of the original owner bound in. A good and a well-conserved, usable copy of this book at a good price.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 631 in printed List 195.
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