Very Good in Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Blue Ribbon Very Good Hardcover in Good Dustjacket. Black cloth gilt lettered at spine, rough cut, light scuffing at spine heel, publisher's red top-stain, former owner bookplate on front loose endpaper, decorated dustjacket, spine ends chipped, closed tear on back jacket, age toned, spine browned, archival protective cover. Lin Yutang has contributed a marvelous reading of Chinese political philosophy to the question of world peace. "More important than the Four Freedoms, says Lin, is Freedom from Humbug." Lin Yutangs takes on some incredibly important topics, along with Confucius and Loa-tse: The White Man's Burden; American Isolationism; British Imperialism; Nazi Geopolitics; The Crimes of Europe; The Future of Asia; and The Crux of the Modern Age. "No citizen of the Western world can ignore this wisdom." Garden City, NY: Blue Ribbon Books, 1945 (this book is printed from the plates of the original edition). 5.75"x8.25" tall; 216pp.
Very Good. B003U8JROO Packaged carefully to protect the corners...Longmans 1943 stated 1st Canadian printing, Near Fine/Acceptable in Mylar DJ, dustjacket has several small pieces missing at edges, tears & creases, price intact, in Mylar, the embossed gold is a bit faded on spine of book, clean text, corners very slightly inturned. (Edition: 1st Canadian)
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