The Melville Press, 1948, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
480 pages. Light green coloured boards with black writing on the spine. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the lower book edges. There has been browning of the cloth to the book, spine edges and there has been fading of the spine cloth as well. The cloth of the boards has also faded in splotches. Rubbing to the top book corners and shelf wear to the edges. Offset tanning, foxing and browning to the endpapers and very mild tanning to the internal pages. Browning to the paper edges. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing a young woman against a blue and yellow background with black and white writing on the front panel and white, blue and black on the spine. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. The back panel, has become dull and grubby. Very faint rubbing and fading of the dustwrapper. The true story of a young pianist and an unusual and unexpected four-year journey from Berlin to London by the longest possible route. The greater part of the book is devoted to the authoress's adventures in the far east, which it described in a novel, would be considered fantastic and improbable, but which actually happened." This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Travel ; Judaica; Inventory No: 0103496.