Discourses on Salt and Iron: A Debate on State Control of Commerce and Industry in Ancient China, Chapters I-XIX. Kuan Huan, Esson M. Gale.

Discourses on Salt and Iron: A Debate on State Control of Commerce and Industry in Ancient China, Chapters I-XIX

Leyden: E.J. Brill Ltd, 1931. First Edition. Tall octavo; lvi, 165pp. Translated, with introduction and notes, by Esson M. Gale. A Near Fine copy in later tan boards, lettered in black at spine. '... The Yen T'ieh Lun is one of the significant works of the time (first 2 centuries B.C.), dealing as it does with the fundamental problems, social, political and economic, which confronted the administrators Original front wrapper laid in, along with a typed note from the editor advising the availability of 'a few extra copies' of the book. Sinica leidensia edidit Institutum sinologicum Lugduno-Batavum vol. II. Item #20295

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