A THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD (Signed Copy)

By: Yen Mah, Adeline

Price: $37.60

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xxiv, + 310pp., b/white halftone plate chapter headers, plus several line-drawings and map. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped. Plain tan boards undamaged. Signed by author on title page, else textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. "Adeline Yen Mah combines historical narrative with personal insights from her own life to illustrate the relevance and influence of proverbs in contemporary situations. Her unique perspective allows her to create a window into Chinese culture for Western readers." Contents include: Prelims., Notes on Pronunciation. Preface, 18 chapters, List of Proverbs, Index. Book weight approx. 515g.

Title: A THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Yen Mah, Adeline

Categories: Fiction [General],

Edition: 1st UK Edition, 1st Impression

Publisher: London (Printed in Australia), HarperCollins Publishers: 2002

ISBN Number: 0007124503

ISBN Number 13: 9780007124503

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013165

Keywords: Fiction, Historical Fiction (China), First Editions, Signed Copy, Chinese Proverbs, Yen Mah, Adeline, 1937-