Gatenby, E.V. THE CLOUD-MEN OF YAMATO: Being an Outline of Mysticism in Japanese Literature
New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1929. First U.S. edition. In the Wisdom of the East series. Small octavo. Exquisite silhouette jacket art by ''Pyle.'' Hardcover. Mild foxing to page edges, hint of fading at spine ends, else a bright, near fine copy in orange-red cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some darkening and rubbing to spine panel, but is otherwise bright and sharp. Sweet copy.
"This delightful little book gives an excellent insight into the spirit of Japanese poetry in early Pantheistic days and later when Buddhism came into Japan and cast its curious lights and shadows over the Japanese Mind."