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MS 13 Translations by Arthur Waley of Chinese poems

Four manuscript translations by Arthur Waley of Chinese poems: 'The pedlar of spells' by Lu Yu and 'Drinking wine number 9', 'Shady, shady, the wood in front of the hall' and 'A long time ago I went on a journey' by Ta'o Ch'ien. The poems appear in a revised form in Arthur Waley Chinese poems (London, 1946, reprinted 1948) pp. 100-101, 197, and in Arthur Waley Translations from the Chinese (New York, 1919 and 1941).

Date range:

c. 1940-50

Former references:

Formerly AO253

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