Catalog Record: Esop's fables written in Chinese by the learned Mun Mooy Seen-Shang | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Esop's fables written in Chinese by the learned Mun Mooy Seen-Shang,
and comp. in their present form (with a free and a literal translation) by his pupil Sloth.

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Related Names: Thom, Robert. , Mun Mooy.
Language(s): English ; Chinese
Published: [Canton] Printed at the Canton press office, 1840.
Subjects: Fables, Greek.
Note: "The following fables were selected indiscriminately from Esop--Phedrus--Ananius [i.e. Avianus]--Barlandus &c. &c. &c., but all published under the general name ... of Esop's fables. These were delivered orally at different times, in Mandarin Chinese, by the compiler [Robert Thom] to his native teacher; who being a good penman, found little difficulty in writing them off, in the simple easy style in which they are composed."--Preface, p. [2]
English translations, Chinese text and transliteration in parallel columns.
Chinese title at head of t.-p.
Physical Description: 5 p. ℓ., ii-xxi, [4], iv, 104 p. pl. 29 cm.
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