New York, 1916. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. "He came with golden gifts and crown and ring; My people made me wed the Tartar King. And now I roam the steppes, a nomad wife, Far from my happy home - I hate the life!" (The Chinese Girl in Exile, p39). Lyrics of songs, with b&w illustrations at each page of lyrics. Songs include: The Flowery Kingdom, Bronze, Pottery, At the Fan Shop, Absence, Homesickness, The Hermit's Visions, Brotherhood, Wild Geese, The Deserted Garden, The Hermit, Out of Mencius, The Temple Bell, In the Garden, Barcarole, The Heron, The Artist's Precept, the Pai'Lou, Richesse Oblige, Ghost Foxes, The Tiger, The Dragon, The Phoenix, The Parrot, The Bridge, The Waterfall, The Island of the Gulls, On the Mongolian Plains, Ancestral Voices, Cormorant Fishing, On the Battlefield, The Chrysanthemum, The Chinese Girl in Exile. Quarter cream paper and stamped silk boards; title in black at front cover; string tie, no title at spine. Tall 8vo, 39pp. Covers slt dusty; internally, one signature detached. (Inventory #: 17344)
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