...the silent Zero, in search of Sound...An anthology of Chinese poems from the beginning through the sixth century

...the silent Zero, in search of Sound...An anthology of Chinese poems from the beginning through the sixth century

New York: Grossman Publishers, 1968. First Edition. A collection of early Chinese poems, chosen and translated by the Shahns' friend Eric Sackheim. Includes ten tipped-on leaves of calligraphic plates by the noted Taiwanese calligrapher Ch'en Yung-Sen. Signed copies are uncommon. Small quarto (26cm). Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 174pp; illus. Signed on verso of half-title by Sackheim and Ch'en Yung-Sen, with Ch'en's chop. Trivial fading to spine and board edges, else fine in lightly rubbed and dusted jacket. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front pastedown.

Price: $200.00