Publisher: Hopewell, New Jersey: Pied Oxen Printers, 1998.
Edition: First edition thus, number 19 of 40 numbered copies, signed by the poet, translator, printer and artist.
Condition: A fine copy.
Book ID: 24789
DescriptionFolio, tan linen boards and printed paper labels. Two Plates. Text in Mandarin and English.
CommentsA finely produced collection of poetry by one of China's re-eminent contemporary poets, Zhao Zhenkai, who writes under the pseudonym Bei Dao, which means "northern island" in Mandarin Chinese. These translation first appeared in Landscape Over Zero, New Directions, 1996. From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller.