The Classic Anthology defined by Confucius.

London, Faber & Faber, 1955.

8vo, pp. xv, [1], 223, [1]; a fine copy in a good, price-clipped jacket, repairs to head of spine and rear cover; bookplate of the BBC producer D. G. Bridson; laid in loose are cuttings of reviews by Hugh Porteus and Edwin Muir.

£175

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US $214€203

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First English edition, first printing, comprising sheets of the Harvard University Press edition (1954) with a cancel Faber title-page.

Gallup A69b (one of 785 copies).

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