FOUR CAUTIONARY TALES. Translated from the Chinese by Harold Acton and Lee Yi-Shieh. With a Preface by Arthur Waley (inscribed by Harold Acton)
Edition: First US issue
New York: A.A. Wyn, 1948. Made from sheets of the London: John Lehman, 1947, edition. Yellow cloth. Shallow bruise to fore edge of front cover; touch of sunning to spine tips; just a little leaned;; page edges yellowed; else fine. Jacket has a bit of soiling to rear panel; shallow chip & short tears to head of spine; corners of front flap clipped (by publisher?); spine slightly darkened; VG otherwise. INSCRIBED BY HAROLD ACTON "To dear Jim, a brief souvenir of my stay in Kansas City, Mo. with love from Harold. 1948". 17th century Chinese literature, previously published in English by the Golden Cockerel Press.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover