Tu Fu's Gedichte ( 2 volumes - Zwei Banden ); Harvard-Yenching Institute Studies viii. Edited and, James Robert Hightower.

Tu Fu's Gedichte ( 2 volumes - Zwei Banden ); Harvard-Yenching Institute Studies viii

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1952. First Edition. Softcovers. Royal octavos. Two volumes. x + 414pp.; [450pp.] Printed textured wrappers. German text (Introduction in Vol.I is in English). No.VIII in the Harvard-Yenching Institute Studies. The first comprehensive translation, into German, of the poems of Tu Fu (Du Fu); 712 – 770, the "Poet-Historian" or "Poet-Sage" of the Tang dynasty whose work has long been revered in Japan and China. Wrappers a little darkened and discolored - especially at spine, a little rubbing and a few small chips to wrapper edges, lower corners bumped and curled, page-edges a bit darkened and pages lightly browned, else a tight, clean VG + pair. Item #46709

Price: $300.00