Precious gift from mother 43 years ago

Filed in Family

A bilingual dictionary that I took with me to England 16 years after she gave it to me. I consulted it for my weekly letters home during my three years there.

Spine and cover of dictionary

On the third page after the front cover is what makes this dictionary SO precious.

A sample of mother’s handwriting

I need to find out what those four characters say. I can speak Mandarin but my written comprehension is way below average.