New York: The John Day Company, 1956. Book Club Edition. Cloth. Small 8vo, cinnamon-colored cloth with black lettering on spine, Mylar-protected calligraphed decorated dust jacket (unclipped) 346 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #3314
"An historical novel about the Last Empress of China, in youth a beautiful concubine, in middle life a brilliant strategist, in old age a goddess."--jacket blurb
SUPERIOR CONDITION: tight, bright, clean. Dust jacket is bright and clean with a small chip on the top of the rear panel.
An Uncommon and very interesting title by Pearl Buck (1892-1973) a Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author, whose life and creative works were deeply involved with China and the Orient.