Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: fair Jacket
Edition: First edition
Publisher: London and New York Transatlantic Artists Ltd. 1944
Illustrator: Chiang Yee
Seller ID: 0001055
With four delicately coloured plates [including frontispiece], 12 full page monochrome illustrations plus smaller illustrations on most of the pages. This is a nicely presented book about a Chinese boy and his water buffalo which gives an insight into Chinese peasant life. 64pp. 24.5x19 cm. Yellow cloth covered boards with gilt Chinese writing to upper board and spine. Dustjacket is not price clipped. DJ is not complete, just being the front cover and flap. Boards are slightly bowed and water stained and cloth has lifted in parts. Some brown spotting to end papers. Interior clean and very good.
chinese, illustrated, colour plates, water buffalo, peasant life, children's,