Catalog Record: The Chinese classics | Hathi Trust Digital Library


The Chinese classics: with a translation, critical and exegetical notes, prolegomena and copious indexes, by James Legge ... In seven volumes.

Main Author: Legge, James, 1815-1897.
Related Names: Shih ching. , Mencius. , Confucius. , Confucius. , Zuoqiu, Ming.
Language(s): English ; Chinese
Published: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1893-95.
Edition: 2d ed., rev. ...
Subjects: Chinese literature.
Chinese literature > Translations into English.
China > Literary collections.
China > History.
China > Maps.
Literary collections.
Note: As originally projected the collection was "to embrace all the books in 'The thirteen king'." The 6th and 7th and the supplementary volumes were never published. An English translation of the Yih king and the Li ki appeared respectively as v. 16 (1882) and v. 27-28 (1885) of the series "Sacred books of the East." A translation of the Hsiao king appeared in vol. III (1879) of the same series.
Vols. 1-2, 2d edition revised, 1893-95, printed at the Clarendon press, Oxford; v. 3-5, printed at the London missionary society's printing office, Hongkong, are a reissue of the older edition with new t.-p. and imprint: London, H. Frowde [n.d.] (Errata not corrected)
Physical Description: 5 v. in 8. fold. maps. 26 cm.
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