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Chinese Proverbs (Arcturus Silkbound Classics)


Author(s):
Arcturus Publishing William Scarborough
Publisher:
Other
Publication:
11/2022
Languages:
English
Binding:
Hardcover
ISBN/SKU:
9781398817272
Pages:
160
Sizes:
0 x 0mm
Weight:
0.6800
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'If you don't scale the mountain, you cannot view the plain'


This luxurious silkbound collection provides more than 250 proverbs drawn from ancient Chinese culture, accompanied by traditional Chinese illustrations in full-colour

Providing insights on subjects as varied as morality, manners, prudence, government, business and family, these enlightening words of wisdom are sure to give you new perspectives and help you better live your life. The poetic language and elegant structure of these proverbs make them a delight to read and listen to.

Inside you will find the Chinese characters, the pinyin romanization and the English translation for each proverb to immerse you in the culture that created these wonderful sayings. It also includes an introduction by William Scarborough on the history and traditions behind these proverbs.

This deluxe hardback edition features a striking, gold-embossed cover design and full-colour illustrations making a perfect gift or collectible for any lover of timeless wisdom.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Arcturus Silkbound Classics series brings together deluxe gift editions of literary classics, presented with luxurious silk binding, striking embossed cover designs and full-colour illustrations.
William Scarborough (1841-1894) was an American missionary who spent much of his career in China and obtained mastery over the language. He collected a series of proverbs and translated them into English in part so that he could better understand the Chinese people.