A Systematical Digest of the Doctrines of Confucius…
Faber, Ernst. Translated from the German by P. G. von Moellendorff
The China Mail Office, ( 1875), Hongkong
Tall 8vo. viii, 131 pp.
According to the Analects, Great Learning and Doctrine of the Mean, with an Introduction on the Authorities upon Confucius and Confucianism. Originally a lecture delivered at a missionary conference in 1872. This is “the first attempt to explain in brief the contents of the three principal books of Confucianism.” See “Catalog of Books on China in the Essex Institute” p. 130. Cordier p. 701. Occasional marginal pencil lines marking passages, else very good condition in half calf over marbled boards.