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MATEER, CALVIN WILSON: - A Course of Mandarin Lessons, Based on Idiom. Revised edition. Shanghai, American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1903.

 1494626266,
. 4to. Pp. (ii), iv, 3, 781. With one large folding plate showing the sounds of 5 dialects, namely: Peking, Nanking, Kiukiang, Tengchow and Weihien. The characters are printed in red, green, yellow, blue and black respectively. Original black cloth, expertly rebacked with red calf printed in gilt. Third edition (first 1892). Calvin Mateer died in Tsingtao in 1908 after 44 years of missionary work in China. He was devoted to teaching and produced several literary works. He founded the first 19th century Chinese Christian College; Tengchow College. Cordier 1705.
EUR 850.00 [Appr.: US$ 1018.66 | £UK 736.5 | JPą 110843] Book number 100597

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