A Chinese Childhood by Chiang Yee "The Silent Traveller" Chiang Yee.
A Chinese Childhood by Chiang Yee "The Silent Traveller"
A Chinese Childhood by Chiang Yee "The Silent Traveller"

A Chinese Childhood by Chiang Yee "The Silent Traveller"

New York: John Day Co., 1952. Hardcover. First Amnerican Edition. xii, 303, [1] p., color frontispiece and 7 leaves of color plates: many in-text drawings; 22 cm. Black cloth with yellow spine title; Chinese characters in yellow on spine and front cover. The Chiang family tree on front endpapers. White dust jacket (in mylar cover) with front illustration reproducing the frontispiece. Chiang Yee (1903-1977) was the Chinese author of the Silent Traveller travel book series. He wrote this account of his childhood in China while living in England in the 1930s. Book is in Near Fine Condition: slightly browning page edges; clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Good Condition: spine is sunned, with loss at ends of spine; chipping along upper edge; four closed tears from edges of 1 cm. or less; front illustration bright. Near Fine / good. Item #008265

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