Child of China (Maria Gleit) soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Oxford University Press, 1958, Hardback in dust wrapper.
First in this edition, first London: Oxford University Press, 1939. Number 2 in the series. Contains: Black & white drawings; Frontispiece; Title page vignette;
From the cover: Sa Tu Sai was a happy little Chinese girl until the great flood came, and she and her family were swept away into the unfriendly waters of the overflowing Yangtsekiang. Huts, crops, animals, and livelihood disappeared overnigh…
In the Oxford Children’s Library series.
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a nick to the head of the spine. Presentation inscription to the first blank. The pages are somewhat tanned, if tight, and a little musty.
Green boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 188 pages. 8″ x 5¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Fiction Author: G catalogue?