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A Dissertation on the Nature and Character of the Chinese System of Writing, in a Letter to John Vaughn, Esq.To Which are Subjoined, A Vocabulary of the Cochinchinese Language.And a Cochinchinese and Latin Dictionary

Du Ponceau, Peter S., Father Joseph Morrone & M. de La Palun

Published by American Philosophical Society, Phila., 1838
Used Condition good/very good Boards
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376 pages, in original cloth spine and boards, contains 10 engraved pages of Chinese characters, original spine title label in good condition, a small split to the cloth on the front panel gutter and 1 1/2 inch, the paper is very clean and white, the only foxing is at the front and rear endpapers where the boards have lightly tanned the nearest few pages. Some chipping and splitting at the corners of the boards, but generally a very nice copy. Remarkably good condition for 1838. Bookseller Inventory # 026213


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Title: A Dissertation on the Nature and Character ...

Publisher: American Philosophical Society, Phila.

Publication Date: 1838

Binding: Boards

Book Condition: good/very good

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