Four Cautionary Tales. Harod Acton, Yi- Hsieh Lee.

Four Cautionary Tales

John Lehmann. 5 x 7.5", xi, 159 pp., notes, cloth, d.j., London, 1947. (o.p.; worn dj with some parts missing, yellowed pages, a few pencil notes inside, ex David T. Roy library with signature.). Item #35768

Preface by Arthur Waley. These four stories are from a Collection called Hsing Shih Heng Yen. They were published in 1627 by a certain Feng Meng-hung. The 17th century book from which they are taken is extremely rare, and only two copies are known to exist, one at the Bibliotheque Nationale and one at the British Museum.

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