Item #42544 The Golden Lotus. A Translation, from the Chinese Original, of the Novel Chin P'ing Mei, by. Clement EGERTON.

The Golden Lotus. A Translation, from the Chinese Original, of the Novel Chin P'ing Mei, by...

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972. Four volumes. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered to the spines, dust jackets. Small, fairly inconspicuous tear to the foot of the jacket spine of volume IV, a very good set overall. The first translation into English of this masterpiece of Chinese literature, written towards the end of the 16th century. Egerton's version was first published in 1939 but this edition is the first unexpurgated one. Item #42544

Price: £55.00

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