- Trifle foxed and fingersoiled.
= Cordier p.1394; Cf. Lust 754: "The 1691 edition was a translation of La morale de Confucius, philosophe de la Chine, by either J. de la Brune or L. Cousin. In turn this was a translation of parts of the Four Books made by the Jesuit fathers Intorcetta and Couplet. The Jesuit translations had been united in vast anthology of 1687, and thereafter reprinted in numerous compilations." Early editions are rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE C.
BOUND WITH: Epicurus' Morals, Collected partly out of his own Greek Text, in Diogenes Laertius, and partly out of the Rhapsodies of Marcus Antonius, Plutarch, Cicero, & Seneca. And faithfully Englished. Ibid., H. Herringman, 1670, (36),201p.
- Title-p. stained/ soiled; upper margin cut sl. short. = Hoffmann II, p.24.