The name of the ancient Chinese philosopher Laozi who lived in China in the 6-5th centuries BCE can be translated as Old Master. Laozi is the founder of the ancient Chinese teaching the essence of which is set out in the short treatise Tao Te Ching that you will find in this book. The book presents the first translation of the treatise made in 1894 by Konishi Masutaro, a Japanese scientist and a graduate of the Russian Orthodox Seminary in Tokyo.
Handcrafted genuine-leather binding.
Golden genuine-leather endbands.
Golden gauffered edges.
Gold and silver foil embossing.