Translations From The Chinese

New York: George D. Doran, (c1922). First edition. 8vo. xvi, 86, (1) pp. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Harry B. Smith bookbuyer, bookseller and (more comely than either) a true bookreader — with the sincere homage of the Chinese mandarin. Christopher Morley. June 9, 1922.” Smith (1860-1936), an American writer, lyricist, composer, and book collector, published his autobiography First Nights and First Editions in 1931. Very good. Original cloth-backed decorated boards (corners bumped, edges rubbed), printed paper labels on upper cover and spine. (#6239). Item #58129

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