Fetes et Chansons Anciennes de la Chine
Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1919. First Edition. Printed Wrappers. 8vo. Pp. 301, . Printed wrappers, shelf-darkened with small inkstain to upper wrapper, loss to spine extremes. Light toning to text block edges. Good+. Item #5560
"A la Memoire D'Emile Durkheim et D'Edouard Chavannes." First edition of a study of the classic Chinese Che-King, concentrating more particularly on the love poems of the first part, the Kouo Fong. Those poems would have been composed and sung on the occasion of well-known historical events, serving to guide the conduct of a good, pure life. Book is now protected in a removable, clear archival sleeve. Uncommon.
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