The Marriage of the Sun and the Moon. Sum Nung Au Young.
The Marriage of the Sun and the Moon.

The Marriage of the Sun and the Moon.

New York: March & Greenwood, 1938. Limited edition. Paperback. Au Young was a Chinese poet and philosopher, educated in China and at Columbia, who emigrated to the U. S. and founded the School of Chinese Philosophy and Cultural Studies in New York. The author writes, in the Introductory Note: "In this poem I use the Yin and Yang symbol as the realization of a perfect love through the communion of the spirits celestial and terrestrial". The book is composed of the poem with introduction. Author's presentation copy: "To my dear friends, the ("Fl...." name illegible), artist and poet, whose singing souls are enfolded in the arms of Infinite Beauty". The book is dedicated to Ruth St. Denis, famous American dancer and choreographer, with whom the author was having an affair. Sml 8vo, not paginated, printed in red & silver, number 294 of 350. Red silk cloth covers bound in tied binding, gilt title front cover. Slt toned marks at end papers from glue, o/w very good. Item #17155

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