Title: Fifth Chinese Daughter
Publisher: New York: Harper and Brothers
Publication Date: 1950
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
8vo hardcover in black cloth boards with title in white on spine with red decoration. Illustrated red/white black dust wrapper. First Edition/First Printing (H-Z.) Inscribed by author on half-title, 'To--and Mrs---' Jade Snow Wong. Fine in a VG+ DW/: Cloth boards clean & bright; DW spine ends lightly bumped; 1/4" chip and wrinkle to top left edge rear panel with some light soiling. Text itself clean, crisp and unmarked. Red/black illustrated endpapers; Line Drawings; Author's Note. vii; 246*****The memoir of growing up in a traditional immigrant Chinese family of 9 children in San Francisco's Chinatown by noted artist-ceramist Jade Snow Wong (born San Francisco January-21-1922;d.March-16-2006.) Her story highlights the experiences of the children of Old World parents as they navigate the New World of Stockton Street in the heart of Chinatown. Line-drawn illustrations by Katherine Uhl. A classic of the genre and a lovely copy. Inscribed. #10014. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11921902165
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