1847 1st ed Desultory Notes on CHINA Chinese & Mandarin Language Pekin Meadows

MEADOWS, Thomas Taylor

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Thomas Taylor Meadows was a 19th-century English interpreter of the Chinese language. He published a number of works focusing on Chinese people, history, and language. His first, and perhaps most important work, was ‘Desultory Notes’ which is an important work written to teach the people of Britain about Chinese customs and people. The first chapter of the work is Meadows’ disregarding and disproving false claims about the Chinese people and continues on about the difficulty of learning Chinese and Mandarin languages.

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1847 1st ed Desultory Notes on CHINA Chinese & Mandarin Language Pekin Meadows

 

Thomas Taylor Meadows was a 19th-century English interpreter of the Chinese language. He published a number of works focusing on Chinese people, history, and language. His first, and perhaps most important work, was ‘Desultory Notes’ which is an important work written to teach the people of Britain about Chinese customs and people. The first chapter of the work is Meadows’ disregarding and disproving false claims about the Chinese people and continues on about the difficulty of learning Chinese and Mandarin languages.

 

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MEADOWS, Thomas Taylor

 

Desultory notes on the government and people of China and on the Chinese language, illustrated with a sketch of the province of Kwang-Tung showing its division into departments and districts, by Thomas Taylor Meadows, …

 

London : W.H. Allen, 1847. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xvi, 251
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

 

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4228

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Language Study & Reference

Authors

MEADOWS, Thomas Taylor

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete