CHENG, Tien-Hsi. China Moulded by Confucius. London, Stevens & Sons Limited, 1947.
8vo. Original blue cloth; spine lettered in gilt; blind-stamped border on boards; original dust-wrapper, lettered in red, with illustrations in black; pp. [vi], 264, ; with 8 photographic plates in black and white, one being the frontispiece of the author, and one illustrated map on leaf 241; large tear to corner of dust-wrapper, as well as on head and tail of spine, and head of back board; spine browned, with a small mark on front corner; author's inscription to front-fly leaf; pages browned; a good copy in the slightly damaged dust-wrapper.
Second impression. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by the author, dated 22nd August 1947. Cheng's text provides a detailed picture of the lasting influence of Confucius on Chinese civilization.