George Allen and Unwin, 1951 second impression. Waley, Arthur. Hardback, condition: used good to very good commensurate with age. Dj not price clipped but considerable wear and tear (see photo), pale blue boards, binding tight, yellowing of pages, inscription on ffep but otherwise no markings, few small dog ears towards the back. Provides the biographical background to the many poems of Po Chu-i (A.D 772-846), which the author has translated in previous books, and traces the connection between the poet's literary career and the disturbed political life of the time. Includes appendices, additional notes, references and a pull out diagram of the Po family tree.