The First Chinese Grammar Book in English, 1815
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Lot 0257 Details
"A Grammar of the Chinese Language". Rev. Robert Morrison, Serampore, 1815, 280 pages, the text with Chinese characters and English translations, 1st edition (rare) original marked paper boards with leather spine. Bookplate for John George Brown. Front cover detached, the binding chipped, worn and with losses. Foxing and toning to contents, damp stain to the final ten pages, end leaf and rear cover. 10 1/2" high, 8 1/2" wide.
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