THE LIGHT OF CHINA: THE TAO TEH KING, trans. by I.W. Heysinger - 1903[Signed 1st Ed.]


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The Light of China:  The Tao Teh King

Translated by I.W. Heysisnger 

First edition, inscribed and signed by the translator.  Philadelphia, PA:  Research Publishing Co., 1903.  

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Navy cloth covers are mostly clean, with red border and white and red text. 
  • Boards show some edgewear.  Corners are worn.  
  • Spine has somewhate faded white text and is darkened, with bumped and softened ends.
  • Binding is secure.  
  • Endpapers and feps are gently age toned. 
  • Interior is gently age-toned. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • PS2022.051

165 pages. 5.5 x 7.5 inches.

The Tao Teh King of Lao Tsze, translated from the Chinese in a metrical rendering.  Includes a preface, analytical index, and list of important words found in the text.  

Signed and inscribed by the translator on the fly-leaf to Francis Shunk Brown, a Philadelphia lawyer and one term Pennsylvania State Attorney General. 

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