The Evolution of Chinese Writing, the Inaugural Lecture of the Michaelmas Term of the School of Chinese - G. Owen 1910 - Horace Hart, Oxford - First Edition Rare and fine example of this title which contains Owen’s lecture delivered October 4th, 1910, whilst Professor of Chinese at King's College, London.

George Owen (1843-1914) spent thirty-seven years as a British missionary of the London Missionary Society in Shanghai and Beijing, he was a leading figure in the translation of the New Testament into Mandarin in the Union Version, and from 1908 to 1914 was Professor of Chinese at King’s college, London.
  Published in in soft pictorial wrappers (20x13.2cm), illustrated with symbols, and lettered in black. pp. 32.   Condition: Fine   Ref: 109492   Price: HK$ 2,000