Our Little Manchurian Cousin. Dr. Tehyi HSIEH, "OWL"
Our Little Manchurian Cousin.

Our Little Manchurian Cousin.

Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Company, 1933. [Children's Illustrated] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xvi; 106 [6]. With six half-tone illustrations, including a colour frontispiece. INSCRIBED by the author rather lavishly in green ink to fly-leaf: 'Miss Mabelle Aubrey | a very princessly [?] | lovely soul. | Easter is Nature's "New Year" | & in its glory this "First Born" | of mine is sent to thee | affectionately by | the Author | Tehyi Hsieh | 17th April 1933. [Three Chinese Characters].' Publisher's cream cloth with black titles to spine, and red titles with red, black and blue decoration to upper. Pencil note to title page, and some pencil corrections to map. Blue ink stamp of the Chinese Service Bureau to rear pastedown. A few tape burns to endpapers. Some rubbing and soiling to cloth. Very good. Part of the very extensive 'Little Cousin' series, this one stating rather grand aims: 'It is the purpose of "Our Little Manchurian Cousin" to lead the way to peace and a deeper understanding among nations through the respective minds of all children. This is a book for children's children.'. Item #57522

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