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Description:Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books...Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
Description:Good. No Dj. GHB / no dj / slight shelf wear / tear spine,...Good. No Dj. GHB / no dj / slight shelf wear / tear spine, edges, corners, creased light green cldothboard cover, gilt title lettering front and spine 326 pages neat and tight. Translated, edited and with an introduction and notes by Lin Yutang, the modern library series. Contents: Book 1-Character of TAo 11-The lessons of Tao 111-The imitation of Tao 1V-The source of power V-The conduct of life V1-The theory of government V11-Aphorisms, imaginary conversations between Laotse and Confucious and conversion table of chapters in Chuangtse.
Description:Later printing. Translated, edited, with introduction by Lin...Later printing. Translated, edited, with introduction by Lin Yutang. 325 pages. Hardcover. Condition: very good (owner name) with very good dust jacket (couple short tears). ISBN 0394604768.
Description:-1 jacket. Book Good. No Jacket null Good. No Jacket 8vo-over 7?...-1 jacket. Book Good. No Jacket null Good. No Jacket 8vo-over 7? ? "-9? ? " tall. Cover shows some slight bumping at corners & light soiling. Page edges lightly soiled. Pages are clean & binding is firm. From the INTRODUCTION: "...I may benture the opinion that among scholars who know the Orient, there are more defotees of Laotse than of Confucius, and the case is rare when a discerning reader does not fall under the affable charm of the book. Probably because of its small size, the BOOK OF TAO is also the most translated of all Chinese texts, there being twelve translations in English and nine in German. For while good sense belongs to Confucius, with and depth and brilliance belong to the Taoist sage, whose name has been aptly and affectionately translated as the 'Old Boy. '"
This book is an expanded Tao Te Ching with additional references to Chuangtse that are similar but not not always as relevant as just a contemporary commentary would possibly be. Purchasing The Collected Wisdom of Chuangtse as a separate book to be studied and the Tao Te Ching I've found more useful ...
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