Good condition. No DJ. Previous owner's name on endpaper, spine ends and corners have minor wear. Maroon cloth binding with Chinese lettering on front board.
In this classic book Yutang Ling does a fantastic job of describing Chinese people, customs and culture in an understandable way for the Western reader. this book was the first of it's kind, Ling being a rarity as he was fluent in both English and Chinese, having been born in China but growing up in America. This extremely popular book will prove to be a fascinating read, and is highly recommended on the bookshelf of anyone with an interest in different cultures and societies.
Hardcover: 382 pages
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock
11th Printing, Illustrated and Revised Ed. August 1937