Hsien-hsien [Catholic Mission Press], 1927. FIRST EDITION. Item #17398
Well traveled, and externally worn copy; the text is free of marking, foxing, and wear; binding firm; A GOOD CLOTH VOLUME. Curious presentation of Chinese religion, alchemy, magic and philosophy in seventy seven lessons stretching to an imposing 752 pages, plus an epilogue, an appendix (on Chinese literature), and index. With numerous illustrations. Translated from the French by Edward Chalmers Werner, a name well known in Chinese studies. Dr. Wieger's French edition was issued in 1917. 752 pages. Small 4to.