Title: Pirate's Doll, The Story of the China ...
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Publication Date: 1956
Illustrator: Eula Long
Book Condition: Very Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
1st. edition, fine+ in light brown cloth boards, black figure in chinese dress on cover and black printing on the spine. Very minor edge wear and very light foxing. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Bright, clear, clean and tight throughout. Pictorial dust jacket with yellow background, edgeworn, chipped and light soiling. Two spots have tape repair, price sticker at upper top corner. Story of a young Chinese girl who hides from pirates when the ship she is on is attacked. How she came to live in Mexico, in the city of Puebla, and won the affection of the people, is the story told. At least one version of the origin of the charming " China Poblana" costume. Bookseller Inventory # 000456
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