Yang, Gladys (Trans.); Huang Yongyu (Illust.)

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Yang, Gladys (Trans.); Huang Yongyu (Illust.). Ashima. Beijing, People’s Republic of China: Foreign Languages Press, 1981. Second Edition. pp. 82. Square 8vo. Navy blue cloth boards with red lettering and illustration pasted to front board and spine. Publisher’s top-stain. Lovely black and white and colour wood-block illustrations. No detectable flaws, contents clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; near fine. “Ashima” is a long and colorful narrative poem which has been handed down orally for generations by the Sani people in Yunnan. The poem describes a young village girl, Ashima, and her brother Ahei.” Hardcover. (#210) $35.00