Their Origin, Etymology, History, Classification and Signification; A Thorough Study From Chinese DocumentsBook - 1965
A series of etymological lessons classifies 2,300 Chinese characters, noting their modern and archaic forms, pronunciation, origin, semantic content, and variants, plus quotations of classical usage. Supplements include listings of phonetic elements and the primitives on which characters are based, an index of characters based on number of strokes, and other study aids.
Publisher: New York, Paragon Book Reprint Corp. 
Edition: 2d ed., enl. and rev. according to the 4th French ed
Branch Call Number: Language Learning 495.12 WIE