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 fine copy, free from the frequently found spotting or foxing, one of 1000 printed. Bookplate of Eleanor and Fred Reid by Jack B. Yeats. These poems were not Pound's actual translations, but superbly allusive versions of the Chinese poems and the Anglo-Saxon poem "The Seafarer". Gallup A9. Item #32406

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