Pictorial Chinese-Japanese Characters: A New and Fascinating Method to Learn Ideographs

By: VACCARI, Oreste; VACCARI, Mrs. Enko Elisa

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Sixth Edition, January 1968. A guide to the characters, or ideographs, used in the Japanese language, which are borrowed from the Chinese. The aim of this work is to help an English-speaker learn these symbolic characters, whose origins are based on depictions of situations found in everyday life. With instructions on writing Chinese-Japanese characters. About 30 pages at the back of this book advertises other publications (complete with sample pages from these items) of the publisher in the field of teaching the Japanese language to English-speakers. --- In full dark red cloth-covered boards with elaborate titling and decorations in gilt to cover and spine. Volume wrapped in pale lavender jacket. --- Volume is in excellent shape: tightly-bound and without markings. Jacket with small hole in front panel and with slight sunning, else intact and protected in removable archival mylar protector.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xxv, 264, (c.30, ads) pages

Title: Pictorial Chinese-Japanese Characters: A New and Fascinating Method to Learn Ideographs

Author Name: VACCARI, Oreste; VACCARI, Mrs. Enko Elisa

Categories: >>Foreign Language,

Publisher: Tokyo, Vaccari's Language Institute: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

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