New York: The John Day Company, 1970. Book. Fine. Hardcover. BC edition. [v], 376pp, 8vo/22cm.. Yellow hardback no wear, in slightly edgeworn dj., internally fine. NF/G+, An intercultural romance between an Indian prince and a Western moman. A good read for someone interested in India. One of the author's rare books on India. Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) was Nobel Prize Laureate for literature in 1938 for her The Good Earth. She wrote many more than thirty other novels..
New York: John Day, 1969. Book. Fine. Hardcover. BOMC edition.315pp. 8vo/21.5cm. Pictorial tan cloth gilt in dj with slight edgewear, internally fine.. NF/G+. A story of China during the Communist period.. One of Nobel Laureate the author's several dozen novels. Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892-1973) was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. She grew up in China and was one of its greatest advocates. She married Richard Walsh, President of the John Day Company, which became her chief publisher..
Chronicle Books: San Francisco, 1991. Book. As New. Hardcover. Third printing. Unpaged (ca. forty), map endpapers, 19 illustrations in color, 14 postcards, 4 notes in decorative envelopes. Square octavo/21cm. Red cloth backed grey paper-covered boards with red titling, in similar dj, as new. An unusualy formattedl novel in colorful postcards, letters and lush drawings depicting an imaginary correspondence between Griffin Moss, a quiet artist living in London and Sabine, a rather exotic female supposedly living on a remote Pacific island. This was the start of a Griffin and Sabine series as well as a play. Nick Bantock ( 1949- ) is a British artist, illustrator, writer and creator of pop-up books..
New York & London: The John Day Company, 1949. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition, [iv], 311pp. 8vo/22cm. Green cloth gilt, very light wear at extremities, internally clean, tight and very good. VG. One of more than thirty novels written by Nobel Laureate for Literature of 1938 Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892-1973).
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. (Abraham de Brooklyn, Paris 1971). [xi], 209, [ii] pp., note about author, note on the type. 8vo/21.5cm. Brown cloth, light wear in slightly edgeworn and lightly soiled dj, internally fine. One of the early novels of the popular French writer, journalist and radio producer Didier Decoin (1945- ). It won the prestigious Prix des Libraires in 1972..
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Printing as stated. 186, [i]pp, pen and ink drawings. 12mo/20.5cm. Illustrated white cloth, ex-lib, light wear with dj in heavy library protector adhered to pastedowns, otherwise clean and tight. An amusing story..
New York & London: Random House, 1995. Book. Illus. by John Fulton. NF. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. [vi], 107, [iii], 26 illustrations (many full page) by John Fulton. Tall 8vo/ 24cm. Black cloth backed gilt with white boards, front flap of dj has 2 creases, otherwise NF. Novella set in Spain. James Albert Michener (1907-1997) was a late-starting but distinguished American author of more than forty works. Fulton John Short (b1933- ) later renamed John Fulton ,is an American who has lived and worked in Seville for thirty years and is also a "matador de toros", a matador certified by the Spanish bullfighting association..