China - Sun Tzu & Giles (Lionel, M.A., translator), Sun Tzu ...





China - Sun Tzu & Giles (Lionel, M.A., translator), Sun Tzu on the Art of War/The Oldest Military Treatise in the World/Translated from the Chinese with Introduction and Critical Notes, first English edition of the full translation, London: Luzac & Co., 1910, pp: liii, [1] (blank), 204, [1] (corrigenda), annotated in maunscript with scholarly notes in English (ink) and Chinese Mandarin (pencil), 'half-title' endpaper later titled in Chinese, recto and verso pastedowns with tipped-in clippings from The Japan Times and The Sunday Times newspapers, and annotated with a verse from Virgil's Aeneid (II: 709.10), original papered contemporary brown cloth boards, 8vo, [1]

Provenance: A. Neville John Whymant, Lecturer in Chinese & Japanese, School of Oriental Studies [SOAS], University of London, 1920; his ink MS ownership inscriptions to front board and title.

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Please see attached images. Slight wear to the binding, the spine creased, the gatherings with movement but still in situ. There are some gutter splits, most noticeable at 32/33 and 184/185; some of which have naive former repairs.

Auction Date: 3rd Mar 2022 at 10am

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