Studies in the Modern Wu-Dialects By Yuen Ren Chao Tsing Hua College Research Institute. TSING HUA COLLEGE RESEARCH INSTITUTE. 7 ½ x 10 ½ inches., i-xv, , , 1-138 pp. General wear/aging, some creasing, chipping to covers and spine. Corner creasing to several pages.
Very rare in any condition. First edition of Studies of the modern Wu dialects, the earliest descriptive work of its kind, by Y. Chao, easily the most famous linguist to have come out of China. Born before the end of the last dynasty in China, he received a traditional Confucian education, but was also one of the first Chinese people to be sent to the West for training in modern Western science. The remarkable breadth and scope of his studies included physics, mathematics, linguistics, musical and literary composition, and translation, and he was a pioneer in many of these fields.Studies in the Modern Wu-Dialects. Tsing Hua College Research Institute. Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "1928 PEKING Yuen Ren Chao BOOK CHINA Chinese Tsing Hua College Wu-Dialects Rare" is in sale since Saturday, August 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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