Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983.
A smart first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with remainder mark to bottom edge in alike dust-jacket with light edgewear; a
Roberta Elegant's new book, Mandarin, is an authoritative guide to the language and culture of China. Elegant provides an in-depth look at the language, grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary, with examples from everyday conversation. She covers the history of the language, its phonology, grammar, and syntax, as well as cultural considerations such as manners and etiquette. Readers will have everything they need to get started speaking and understanding Mandarin, whether they are new to the language or are looking to further develop their skills.; 8vo; FSA.