The Importance of Living; A Personal Guide to Enjoyment

Lin Yutang

Published by John Day Company
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Title: The Importance of Living; A Personal Guide ...
Publisher: John Day Company
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fair

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Lin Yutang
Published by Day, New York (1940)
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Book Description Day, New York, 1940. Hardcover. Condition: Book: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: DJ: Fair. 23d ptg.. 459 pp. 5 3/4 x 8 5/8. Dark blue cloth covered board, stamped in red on front; in red and gold on spine. Tattered dj, black pale blue and yellow. Gift inscription on ffep; prev owner's bookplate ifc. Seller Inventory # 85487

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Yutang, Lin
Published by Reynal & Hitchcock / a John Day Book, New York (1938)
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Book Description Reynal & Hitchcock / a John Day Book, New York, 1938. Hardcover. Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 13th Printing July 1938. Black cloth binding with red chinese design on front cover. Author, title and publisher on spine. Top and bottom of spine and corners of binding rubbed and bumped., 459pp. Indexed. Seller Inventory # 012189

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Yutang, Lin
Published by Reynal & Hitchcock New York 1937 (1937)
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Book Description Reynal & Hitchcock New York 1937, 1937. Very Good First Edition 12mo = 7-9" Fair DJ 459 pp Black hard covers with red panel on spine and red chop mark on front cover. Minor bumping on corners and spine. First Edition. Some discoloration on front and back end papers due to age. Clean with good binding. DJ has many tiny tears along edges and along creases. Seller Inventory # NF43427

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Yutang, Lin
Published by John Day in Association with Reynal & Hitchcock, New York (1937)
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Book Description John Day in Association with Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1937. Black Cloth w Gilt. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition Thus. Yes, this 459 page mind-opener, being an increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in BOTH the publishers original binding and original dustwrapper. The binding is smooth black cloth with red and gilt accents. And this baby is rokc solid tight and clean, save for slight dusting to top of text blockand a bit of toning to endpapers. Pictorial unclipped jacket is nice but does have light to moderate edgewear and 3 half inch edge tears which would be simple to repair to near-invisibilality. $3.00 price intact on front flap. A wise and witty modern Chinese, well aware of both East and West, offers Americans a way of life distilled out of what he and the Chinese sages of thirty centuries have learned about the salt and flavor and tang of daily living. Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Research, analysis, dissertation, lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE PICTURED. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. And even if you're not interested at this time, THANKS for looking! Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a permanent character lacking in transitory electronic renderings. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4". Cerebral Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 007989

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