Item #21588 The Heathen Chinee. Bret Harte, Edgar Vaughn Simpson.

The Heathen Chinee

San Francisco: Bray & Beran, 1930. Edgar Vaughn Simpson. First Edition thus. Octavo; [10]pp. Printed in orange and black on one side, on 7 unnumbered double leaves (Chinese style) with Chinese characters on margins of pages and on cover. A Near Fine copy in printed orange and gold wrappers, string-tied (faint edgewear & rubbing) - a handsome work! Composition and design by C. Raymond Beran. '"Plain Language from Truthful James", or better known as "The Heathen Chinee" was written by Bret Harte at Table Mountain, California, in 1870"' Laid in is a copy of 'Literary Notes' from the August 24, 1930 Oakland Tribune (with review of the book). Item #21588

Price: $75.00

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