Shanghai: Shanghai Modern Printing House, 1935. Second edition. Hardcover. Original black moired cloth with gilt title and decoration, octavo (6 x 9 inches), xi, 381 pp. 27 full-page plates (mostly from photographs), several illustrations in the text. Light wear to top of spine, else fine in moderately chipped pictorial dustjacket with front panel separated at spine. Very good / fair. Item #15396
Scholarly edition of Chinese proverbs in Chinese with English translation and extensive notes, organized by theme. Originally published in 1924. Pages iii & iv contain prefaces to the first edition (1924) and this 1935 second edition. Quite scarce in jacket.