The MORALS Of CONFUCIUS, A Chinese Philosopher. Who flourished about five Hundred Years before the coming of Christ. Being one of the choicest Pieces of Learning remaining of that Nation
London: Printed for Randal Taylor, 1780. 1st edition thus, a spurious 18th C imprint copying the original 1691 date of publcation (cf. Wing C-5806 for the first edition of 1691; ESTC T213641 for this 18th C. edition). Period full leather boards, with modern respiniing to style. Renewed eps. Raised bands. Red leather title label in second compartment. Date gilt stamped at spine base. xx, 183, [1 (blank)] pp. Head- tailpieces. Lacks frontis plate. 12mo: a^10 A - G^12 H^6 I^2. 6-3/4" x 4". Corners rounded. Pencil annotation a1v; occasional period pen trials to margins & rear blank. Old marginal dampstain in last 2 gatherings. Withal, A Very Good copy.
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