By: Confucius; Dawson, Miles Menander; Fang, Wu Ting
New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1915
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 2303922
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
First edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, minimal loss of gilt from spine and front board titles. 1915 Hard Cover. xxi, 323 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Confucius. One of the early American missionaries to China tells us that when he had finally convinced a Chinese scholar that there were schools in America the immediate assumption was: 'Then the people of your honorable nation are also acquainted with the books of Confucius.' It was a false assumption, and yet it is a great pity that more Americans are not familiar with the teachings which have moulded the lives of cou... View More...