Selected Poems.

By: Tu Fu.

Price: $20.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; x - 178 pp. Blue paper over boards with blue cloth and gilt lettering on the spine with a paste on label on the front in red and white with Chinese pictograph characters. The text block head edge is stained a light orange and an orange book mark ribbon is set into the head band, all as issued. The poems were compiled by Feng Chih and translated by Rewi Alley. From the dust jacket: "This volume is published in commemoration of the 1,250th birthday of Tu Fu . . . The present volume contains 140 of Tu Fu's poems written at various periods of his life, some of them already widely read. Additional features include the reproductions of the rubbing of a stone carving of Tu Fu's portrait, facsimiles of Tu Fu's works printed in the Sung and Yuan Dynasties and paintings inspired by the poems." Previous owner's name and stamped private seal on the free front end paper, otherwise fine. The dust jacket shows some moderate shelf wear to the head edge.

Title: Selected Poems.

Author Name: Tu Fu.

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: Peking, China., Foreign Languages Press.: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 25488

Keywords: Poetry; Poems; Chinese; Tang Dynasty; China; Culture; Feng Chih; Rewi Alley;