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KANGXI, Emperor of China (1654-1722); BALLER, F. W. (translator)

The Sacred Edict. With a translation of the colloquial rendering

$150.00 AUD

Shanghai : American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1907. Second edition, revised. Octavo, half calf over pebbled cloth (scuffed), contrasting Morocco title labels lettered in gilt, marbled edges, pp. viii; 216, internally clean, a very good copy.

The Sacred edict (Shengyu) is a series of maxims for proper conduct issued by the Kangxi emperor in 1670. This is the second edition of a translation by British missionary F. W. Baller.