EITEL, DR. ERNEST JOHN, A Chinese-English Dictionary in the Cantonese Dialect
Lot 1161
EITEL, ERNEST JOHN, DR. A Chinese-English Dictionary in the Cantonese Dialect. Revised and Enlarged by Immanuel Gottlieb Genahr. Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh, 1910.
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EITEL, ERNEST JOHN, DR.
A Chinese-English Dictionary in the Cantonese Dialect. Revised and Enlarged by Immanuel Gottlieb Genahr. Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh, 1910.
Thick folio (297 x 231 mm). Half-title. [10], xviii, 1417, [1], xlvii, 3 pp. Half-title. Period half-calf. Final leaf repaired, binding rubbed and edgeworn. Heavily annotated in red ink and pencil, and with pasted-on slips.
Provenance: S. George Tope (ownership signature).

The Reverend S. George Tope's copy, profusely but neatly annotated throughout, and with hundreds of pasted-on slips bearing printed Chinese characters. Tope was a Wesleyan Methodist Church missionary in Canton at the beginning of the 20th century. He co-authored The Call of Cathay: A Study in Missionary Work and Opportunity in China Old and New (1910).
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