Genève: H. Georg, 1873. First edition in French? 8vo, original printed green wrappers, [iv], 8, 147, , 27, ,  pages, unopened. Deux Traductions separately paginated with a separate title page. Small chip from one corner of the front wrapper; a trifle soiled and worn; a very good copy. Item #14412
The famed sinologist Julien's translation into French (in Chinese and French, with extensive commentary), of the classic children's instruction book in the precepts of Confucianism, the San Zi Jing (or the Three Character Classic), this translation published posthumously. An edition in French translated by Guillaume Pauthier was also published in Paris in 1873. (Despite the imprint, the colophon of this title notes the work was printed on 24 janvier 1874, well after Julien's death in February, 1873--but perhaps with the earlier publication date on the title page to secure a bit of posthumous priority for Julien.) Julien had published an English translation of this work and a Latin edition, both in 1864.