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1 Buck, Pearl S. China As I See It
New York John Day 1970 Limited First Edition Cloth SIGNED by the Author
Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Bound in full tan cloth. Both the spine and the decorative front board are stamped in gilt. Octavo. 305pps. A special limitation page reads: 'Of this special edition of China As I See It 3,000 copies have been retained by the author for presentation'. This copy is not numbered, but is SIGNED by the author. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The pages are immaculate; no reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has light rubbing wear -- particularly at the tips and the spine-ends; no chips, soiling, or tears. The original price (7.95) is intact. A beautiful copy of a scarce issue. ".With Communist control of China in its third decade, Pearl Buck takes a long view of a country that measures its history by millennia. 'China As I See It' is made up of a selection of Pearl Buck's writings and speeches beginning in the 1930's, with a long final chapter newly written to summarize the Communist take-over, its background and its consequences." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 Buck, Pearl S. China Past And Present
New York John Day 1972 Limited First Edition Buckram SIGNED by the Author
Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Bound in full white buckram. Both the spine and the decorative front board are stamped in black. Quarto. Burnt-orange endpapers. 177pps., with numerous black-and-white photos. Pages 95 and 97 have 1" closed tears with attendant creases, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No previous ownership markings. The price-clipped dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a slight crease in the rear panel and at the lower rear tip; no chips, soiling, or tears. This is copy #402 of 1,000 SIGNED by the author on a special tipped-in sheet (in honor of her 80th birthday). A very nice, collector's-quality copy. ".'We cannot understand China's present unless we know her past,' says Pearl S. Buck. Here she shares with us her knowledge of China's past, and present, its history, religions, customs and culture, and her own memories of China, personal and public. Accompanying the text are 40 photographs of China, by such famous photographers as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Marc Riboud, each with a personal comment by Miss Buck." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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