Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 80 (T.3.18)
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Unknown Author, Chinese Primer.
Unknown Author' Chinese Primer, in Chinese and English.
Remarks: Under the Hunterian Museum Library book-plate Dr. Young has noted in pencil: See MS. Cat. for Hadlys letter.
Inserted loose at the end are two sheets of paper, one (Maley) containing a list of words and conversational phrases beginning: Tabbee Tuan - Your Servant Sir, and the other (Chinese) representing apparently an abacus.
[Formerly S.3.10; S.3.36].
Contents: Classified word list divided into semantic groups (e.g. numbers, birds, fish, place names etc.) often with Cantonese as well as Mandarin pronunciations indicated. Grammatical notes in margins and interspersed among texts. Hardly a Primer. (Per Prof. M.T. Chen, Dept. of Linguistics, University of California: August '75)
Lot 3551 in the Letherland sale?
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper (Chinese), 11 7/8 x 8, ff. 46 (double), written (on one side only) mainly in four cols. of about 28 lines, each about 11 x 1, several folios are blank.
Binding: Double blue paper covers all but gone, back repaired with grey paper as in U.7.5-7
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Chinese
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 460.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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