New York: Random House, 1942. First Edition. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. Thick 8vo, black cloth with red label & gold lettering on spine and outline of the Buddha stamped in gold on the spine's top and the front cover, pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with green-gold dragon, xiii + 1103,  pages.
Hefty: 3 lbs 5 oz. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4075
Lin Yutang (1895 – 1976) was a renowned Chinese writer, translator, linguist, philosopher and inventor. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, and his compilations and translations of classic Chinese and related texts into English were bestsellers.
SUPERIOR CONDITION for a war-time, heavy anthology that is filled with significant Chinese and Indian texts by the master editor-and-author, Lin Yutang. Some wear, nicks, and age-toning to the dust jacket. Pages without annotations.