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When Fun Begins

£19.99

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This is the story of the adventures of five children who lived with their parents in the house on the hill.

As the author of The Good Earth and many other famous novels of Chinese life, and as a Nobel Prizewinner for Literature, Mrs Buck was known all over the world. Although this was her first attempt at writing for children, it was written with an understanding and charm which placed her among the master of children's literature at the time. 

This edition is complete with dust jacket which, although torn in several places, is clean with a scene from the book on the front. The boards are bound in blue cloth with the title and author's name embossed in cream on the front cover. The (cut) binding) is tight and the pages are clear and legible. 

The charming illustrations are provided y Elizabeth Campbell.

Item details

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Pearl Buck
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
21 x 18.5
Edition:
1941
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
48
Publisher:
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London
Title:
When Fun Begins

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About this item

This is the story of the adventures of five children who lived with their parents in the house on the hill.

As the author of The Good Earth and many other famous novels of Chinese life, and as a Nobel Prizewinner for Literature, Mrs Buck was known all over the world. Although this was her first attempt at writing for children, it was written with an understanding and charm which placed her among the master of children's literature at the time. 

This edition is complete with dust jacket which, although torn in several places, is clean with a scene from the book on the front. The boards are bound in blue cloth with the title and author's name embossed in cream on the front cover. The (cut) binding) is tight and the pages are clear and legible. 

The charming illustrations are provided y Elizabeth Campbell.

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Pearl Buck
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
21 x 18.5
Edition:
1941
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
48
Publisher:
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London
Title:
When Fun Begins

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