NY: Wyn, 1948. First American edn. 8vo, pp. 159. Little feded yellow cloth, no dj. Inscribed by Acton to poet and editor Barbara Howes with her bookplate: For Barbara | to beguile the weary | hours, in anticipation | of a happy event. |With warmest wishes | from | Harold Acton" Included in an original photo (8-1/4 x 8 in) by Cecil Beaton (with his name stamp on the verso.). Item #47058
17th century Chinese literature, previously published in English by the Golden Cockerel Press.