JONES, Daniel and Kwing Tong WOO
Title A Cantonese Phonetic Reader. With Introduction by Daniel Jones.
Publisher University of London Press. 1912
Seller ID 50637
First edition. No DW. Ex-reference library of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts with small bookplate and stamp to front endpapers. Slim 8vo. Musical notation + tables. Original maroon cloth gilt. Sl. signs of wear to extremities, pages browned o/w VG+. Daniel Jones, (12 September 1881 – 4 December 1967) was a London-born British phonetician who studied under Paul Passy, professor of phonetics at the École des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne (University of Paris). He was head of the Department of Phonetics at University College, London and was the model for Professor Higgins on in the play "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw.
LANGUAGE Chinese Cantonese