|Huang Qing jingjie 皇清經解 / [Ruan Yuan bianban 阮元編班 ; Wang Xianqian xubian 王先謙續編].|
Margin title: Xuehaitang jingjie 學海堂經解. gengshen bukan 庚申補刊.
(Daoguang 道光9 - Xianfeng 咸豐11)
"[Ruan Yuan] ... compilation of the famous ts'ung-shu, 皇清經解, 1,400 chuan. This collectanea contains more than 180 works, all treatises written on the Classics in the Qing period. Begun in 1825 under the editorship of Yan Jie 嚴杰 it was printed in 1829 in 366 volumes. A copy of this work, along with others, was presented to the Government of the United States by the Government of China in June 1869 and forms the nucleus of the present Chinese collection at the Library of Congress..." [adapted from] Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period, p. 401.
Note: After transfer to Guangdong in 1820, Ruan established the famous academy Xuehaitang 學海堂, which opened on April 14, 1820 (indicated as publisher in this edition).