SOLD - The Philosophy of Confucius - James Legge, Confucius, Jeanyee Wong (illustrator) 1953 - The Peter Pauper Press, New York - First Edition to be illustrated by Jeanyee Wong An exquisitely bound edition of Legge’s translation, with colour illustrations and calligraphy by Jeanyee Wong (1920-2017), San Francisco-born calligrapher, illustrator and cartographer.   Jeanyee Wong (1920-2017), San Francisco-born calligrapher, illustrator and cartographer. The greater part of her seventy-year career was taken up with designing book jackets - over 2000 of them. (In 1947, she was one of the founders of the Book Jacket Designer Guild, popularly known as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Book Jacket Designers.) She was also well known for her calligraphy, examples of which can be found in this work. In July 2010, The Grolier Club celebrated her ninetieth anniversary

Octavo (binding size 25.3x16.5cm), pp. [2] 220 [6]. Publisher’s pagination includes plates.
  Finely bound by Maurin in full crushed brown morocco, spine lettered and intricately decorated in gilt, twin gilt fillet borders to boards, edges and turn-ins ruled, inner-dentelles all gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.   Condition: Fine   Ref: 109778   Price: HK$ 0