Cathay. Translations by Ezra Pound for the most part from the Chinese of Rihaku, from the notes of the late Ernest Fenollosa, and the decipherings of the professors Mori and Ariga. Ezra Pound.

Cathay. Translations by Ezra Pound for the most part from the Chinese of Rihaku, from the notes of the late Ernest Fenollosa, and the decipherings of the professors Mori and Ariga

London: Elkin Mathews, 1915. First edition. Original brown wrappers, a few spots, but a fine copy, one of 1000. Ownership signature ("E. Myers May 1926".) These poems were not actual translations, but Pound's superbly allusive versions of the Chinese poems and the Anglo-Saxon poem "The Seafarer". Gallup A9. Item #28106

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