Chinese classics by James Legge

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Book details

Other titlesShi jing.
Statementtranslated into English, with preliminary essays and explanatory notes. (Revised and reproduced from the author"s work containing the original text, &c.) by James Legge.
GenreLiterary collections.
ContributionsConfucius., Mencius.
LC ClassificationsPL2948 .L42
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL180889M
LC Control Numbera 37000289

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