Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1985.
A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition. Unread Fine condition, SIGNED by author John Hersey, only a few minute scrapes to gilded pages separate this copy from being As New.
A portrait of life in China as seen by an American missionary from 1906 until the 1950s. John Hersey was the son of a China missionary and probes deeply and seriously into the life, times, and mind of a China missionary.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather wwith raised bands and features gilded sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best; [xvi], 697,  pages.