This old hardbound book is called Rickshaw Boy and it is a story about a young rickshaw man in 1920’s Beijing with a deep look at the lives and ways of early China. It was written by the Chinese author Lau Shaw and translated from the Chinese by Evan King. The sketch illustrations are by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge. It has 384 pages with a 1945 copyright date by the publishers Reynal & Hitchcock of New York. This appears to be a first edition. It has its original dust jacket.
It measures about 5 5/8” by 8 ½” by 1 1/8” and is in good condition. The inside pages are crisp and clean with minimal wear and a tight spine. One page, shown in the photos, has some tears where it looks llike tape or something may have been removed. The hard cover has minimal edge wear, protected by the dust cover. The dust cover has light soiling, edge wear and small tears and the folded back edge almost appears to have been gnawed on.
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