The Wisdom Of Confucius

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Description

Small hardcover, yellow cloth spine over printed paper covered boards, lacking slipcase. 266 pages. Edited and translated with notes by Lin Yutang. Illustrated with tri-color drawings by Jeanyee Wong. First edition, first printing. “The Wisdom of Confucius was the best-selling title in the Illustrated Modern Library series.” This title was published in the Small hardcover, yellow cloth spine over printed paper covered boards, lacking slipcase. 266 pages. Edited and translated with notes by Lin Yutang. Illustrated with tri-color drawings by Jeanyee Wong. First edition, first printing thus (1943). “The Wisdom of Confucius was the best-selling title in the Illustrated Modern Library series.” This title was published in the series “The Illustrated Modern Library” in a total of four printings. First printing points are as follows: the imprint on title-page reads “The Modern Library, there is only one copyright date and the imprint “Modern Library” appears on the spine of the binding; all later printings have the imprint “Illustrated Modern Library.” Lacking slipcase and spine rubbed at printed label and moderately faded. Original tri-fold advert by publisher announcing the arrival of “The Illustrated Modern Library” series laid-in loose. No previous ownership marks. A square, tight, unmarked copy but for spine wear as described above. Quite scarce and much harder to find than the 1938 edition published in standard Modern Library format. Good.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Book Author

Confucius; Yutang, Lin [editor]

Publisher

The Modern Library

Publish Year

Publish Place

New York

Size

12mo – over 6¾ – 7¾" tall

Book Condition

Binding Type

Hardcover

Language

Edition