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Li ji ji shi: er shi wu juan

Collection Data

Wang, Tao, 1828-1897 (Author)
Legge, James, 1815-1897 (Former owner)
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 - 1869 (Questionable)
Edition: Chao ben
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *OVQ 92-4334
Chinese classics -- Criticism, Textual
Rites and ceremonies -- China
China -- Social life and customs
Li ji -- Commentaries
Numbering: Five volumes are not numbered. The volume statements are arbitrarily assigned by the New York Public Library.
Ownership: Originally collected and owned by James Legge. Two years after his death in 1897, his library was put up for sale in London by Luzac & Co.. Purchased by Wilberforce Eames, a librarian with the New York Public Library, and sold to the library in 1909.
Citation/reference: A catalog of books on China : being the Chinese part of the library of the late Rev. Prof. J. Legge, 1899.
Biographical/historical: Wang Tao was a Chinese scholar and literary commentator.
Content: Includes a folder of title list in handwriting
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities Project to Catalog, Preserve, and Digitize Chinese Rare Books, 2008/2010.
Physical Description
Extent: 25 v. ; 24-30 cm.
Double leaves, oriental style.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13452626
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a873df0-c6bc-012f-e513-58d385a7bc34
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