Very Good in Good jacket. Signed by Author(s) 8.5" x 6" [W]. Signed by author with inscription to a previous owner. 308 pp. Hardcover bound in boards with dust jacket. Moderate shelf-wear; jacket is discolored, mild blemishes and wear; pages are aged.
Near Fine in near fine jacket. New York: Random House Inc., 1980. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 308pp. 8vo. Stated First Edition. Author had also written "The Woman Warrior" in 1976. Ms. Kingston now brings the world of the fathers and sons, in China and in America, before us. Original price is intact and there are no marks. Slight shelf wear. Jacket is protected by an archival Gaylord cover.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 8vo. 0394424638. First Edition/First Printing in seemingly unread, faintly spine-sunned, Very Good+ condition, offsetting to rear end papers from newspaper clippings in slightly sunned dust-jacket with little edge wear. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down;
Very good in very good dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (1980) + VERY GOOD CONDITION (ONE 1/2" TEAR TO FRONT DUST JACKET, OTHERWISE IN NEAR FINE CONDITION)+ ORIGINAL HARDBACK FORMAT; COLLECTING BOOKS SINCE 1988, SELLING BOOKS SINCE 2008. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 308 p. Audience: General/trade.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) Inscribed and signed on half title page: "Happy Birthday! Maxine Hong Kingston". Dust jacket is slightly worn and has impressions on the front where someone wrote on paper placed upon the book. The edges of the jacket are slightly yellowed and crumpled. Former owner name is written in blue ink on the inside front cover and a price has been written in blue ink on the upper right corner of the free front paper. The binding is tight.
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