Item #5306 A Chinese Childhood. CHIANG Yee, The Silent Traveller.
A Chinese Childhood

A Chinese Childhood

New York: John Day, (1952). First American Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 8vo. Pp. xii, 303. Color frontis. illustration. Illustrated with a few full color plates; line drawings throughout. Endpaper family tree. Bound in black cloth with Chinese characters stamped in gilt on the front board, gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket price clipped. Dust jacket is now preserved in a removable, clear archival sleeve. Near Fine. Item #5306

First American edition following the British. The author of the Silent Traveller travel book series wrote this account of his childhood in Kiu-kiang while living in 1930s Oxford. Recently a blue plaque has been mounted there in his honor.

Price: $30.00

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