Near Fine. SIGNED BY PEARL S. BUCK without personalization. A Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing in a Very Good++ price clipped Dust Jacket with minimal sun spine, scuffs. 8vo. 250 pp. A Scarce Signed First Edition.
Very Good in Good+ jacket. Signed by Authors 1966 Stated First Edition, limited edition. Hand-numbered #337 of 500 especially bound presentation copies retained by the Pearl S. Buck Foundation and the authors. SIGNED by Pearl Buck and Theodore Harris, in black ink, on the limitation page. VERY GOOD in GOOD+ price-intact dust jacket. A clean, otherwise unmarked copy. Pages near fine-top edge lightly foxed. Tightly bound in light blue cloth hardcover, title gilt stamped on spine. Cover is clean, color faded along top and bottom edges. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. Jacket is clean and complete-shallow clip to front flap but $4.94 price remains intact. Jacket is moderately edgeworn with two short closed tears, small scuffs, creases and chips. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. 5-5/4 x 8-1/8"; 221 pages.
Good + jacket. First Edition. Very good clean book with no markings to text, binding is solid, bottom corners gently bumped, some tanning to endpapers & pastedowns, owner's name to top of front endpaper, dust jacket has minor wear/chipping to extrems, a very nice copy. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Hardcover. Limited Edition (2032 of 5000) SIGNED by Author. Light spine end wear to Book and Jacket. Price clipped. Overall, a clean and tight copy to add to a collection or read and enjoy. Bartholomew House, 1971. 1st Edition/1st Printing. Near Fine Book in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket protected with a new archival cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped promptly in a box.; Signed by Author.
VG+ in Very Good jacket. Early printing from Decmeber 1931, nine months after the first printing. PO bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise a clean and bright VG+ copy in a VG dust jacket with the spine lightly faded. A collectible early edition of this Pulitzer Prize novel.
First edition. Quartot, original cloth. Limited Edition of 1, 000 copies, signed by the author. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Contains photographs from Magnum phographers, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Rene Burri, Hiroshi Hamaya, Marc Riboud and Helen Snow.
Good. New York: The John Day Company, 1931. First edition, first state ("John Day Publishing Company" on copyright page, brown topstain). Hardcover. 375 pp. Very good. No dust jacket present. Edges have very few signs of wearing or age. The corners are very lightly rounded with the head corners containing a slight amount of fray. Some mild sun-fading to the spine and board edges. A previous owner has written her name on the front free end paper. Binding is sound and the text block is tight with no stray markings or tears.
Very Good. > DJ > First edition > PRESENTATION COPY 1970. 218 pages. #431 of 575 signed, limited first edition copies. Author signed on limitation page. Cream cloth with brown leather spine and gilt titling. Boards show only light bumping to the top and bottom of the spine and some rubbing to the edges and corners. Spine sturdy. Binding tight. Dust jacket, covered by a Mylar sleeve, shows age toning all along the inner wraps, with rubbing along the edges. Decal pages show age toning, but are otherwise clean.
Very Good. 1st Printing. "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck. Published by John Day Company, New York, 1931. First edition, first printing. The copyright page states "COPYRIGHT, 1931, BY PEARL S. BUCK" and there is no mention of subsequent printings. The bottom of the copyright page says "FOR THE JOHN DAY COMPANY". Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The book is in good plus to very good minus condition. Minor to moderate wear and soiling to the boards and spine. Some light wear to the bottom fore-edge of the textblock. The gilt lettering and illustration on the front board remains bright and clear, but is faded on the spine. A small circular stain is present on the bottom of the rear board. The textblock is clean and bright. This book has the brown top stain. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store.
Very Good. 1931, 4th printing of 1st edition. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Chipping and loss to DJ extremities. Contemporary gift inscription on initial title page. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily.
Very Good. A promotional booklet, for the publication of the novel Dragon Seed, printed in only 600 copies for presentation by The East West Association, none for sale, an organization formed by the author herself with the aimof aiding the Allied war effort in Asia by helping Americans understand the culture and concerns of the people of China and India. Thin 8vo, red cloth, black stampoed calligraphy front, 15pp. Covers worn at corners and coveslightly stained. Internals fine. This copy, uncommon as it is, made more distinctive with invitation for the Gala Benefit Performance of the movie DragonSeed, released by MGM and starring Katehrine Hepburn. The screening was at Radio City Music Hall on Augiust 1, 1944 to benefit The East West Association, leading us to suspect that this book was distributed at or around the benfit to the major patrons of the Association.
Near Fine Condition in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Signed by the author on the limitation page; copy no. 173 of 3000 retained by the author for presentation. Tan gilt stamped cloth over boards gilt design on front cover, 305 pages. A few tiny spots of soil on top edges of text block. In a price clipped dust jacket with a photo of Ms. buck on back, that is bumped at top corners and head of spine, light chipping at spine ends, jacket flaps appear to have light soil or foxing (no foxing in text or elsewhere). In a Brodart jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Travel & Places. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 009134.
SIGNED by author on large customized bookplate affixed to front pastedown, her autobiography; very good in good dust jacket, in fresh mylar cover; small chips/cracks to jacket edges, minor soiling at top of jacket back, board edges lightly rubbed/bumped else a tight square unmarked copy in unclipped dust jacket; the special bookplate inside the front cover, signed in blue ink by author Pearl Buck, expresses her gratitude and appreciation to the booksellers of the world; a unique copy, presumably issued at a publishers expo or book fair of some sort; photos on request.
Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by author. 478 p. 22 cm. 1st ed signed by author on front flyleaf w mylar protected dj. Slight tilt to spine, edgewear (incl a closed 3 " tear), lite chipping & soil on dj, soil/sunning on cover, corners bumped, which has caused some curling), else text clean, binding tight.
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