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A collection of phrases in the Shanghai dialect - MacGOWAN, John - 1862. 
Shanghai Presbyterian Mission Press 1862 - First edition. 8vo., , 193pp., original pale yellow printed wrappers, an excellent copy. a Rare phrase book. OCLC locates 8 copies in U. S. , 4 in U.K., 2 in Europe, and 1 in China. MacGowan (Belfast 1835-1922) was ordained into the Presbyterian ministry in 1859 and was immediately sent to Shanghai. wrote various books on Chinese social life and language. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
[Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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