Chapel], [Printed in the the 9th year of the emperor Tongzhi], . 23cm x 13cm. Collates 111 leaves of which 4 are prelims; title page on the inside front cover, followed by 2 pages of
prelims, then 1 page of the portrait of Bunyan and then 107 leaves. Presented in a custom-made clamshell box with label.
⁂ Rare. First edition of this translation. A Mandarin translation of the first part of the Pilgrim’s Progress made by Rev. Thomas Hall Hudson (1800-1876) of the General Baptist Missionary Society of England, and was printed at Ningpo in northeastern China. A second volume was printed containing the separate Second Part of the Pilgrim’s progress. This was only the second translation of the Pilgrim’s Progress into Mandarin.