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(DU FU.) TU FU.

Wanderer and Minstrel Under Moons of Cathay.

Translated by Edna Worthley Underwood and Chi Hwang Chu.

Portland, Maine, The Mosher Press, April 1929 Stock Code: 142115
£600.00

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Notes

First edition, number 30 of 50 copies printed on Japan vellum, signed by one of the translators Edna Worthley Underwood. "This is the first edition in the world of Tu Fu to be printed outside China, likewise it is the first edition of any one individual Chinese poet." (Foreword). Tu Fu, or Du Fu, who lived in the 8th century, during the Tang dynasty, is generally considered to be one of the greatest Chinese poets.

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Description

Octavo. original vellum backed boards, titles gilt to spines, embroidered silk sides.

Illustrations

Illustrated plates.

Condition

Spine a little marked, wear to bottom corner of front board only, internally fine, an excellent copy.

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