First Edition TAI-PAN: A Novel of Hong Kong by James Clavell 1966 Rare
Atheneum, New York, NY, 1966
A Novel of Hong Kong by James Clavell
First Edition Atheneum, New York, NY, 1966. First Edition. First Print. After 'King Rat' James Clavell's scarce SECOND NOVEL. Book Contains; An Extensive Knowledge of Chinese History, after the British have taken Control of Hong Kong. Realistic Characters, Incorporaring Facts about the Time Period, the Culture, British Trade and Sailing in the 1800's. One-quarter light Brown cloth of Red Hardcover with black lettering to the spine and front. Uncut Front edge. Book Condition: Used, Good condition, No DJ., light soiling, minor foxing, tight, some tears, square and clean, ex-library book, previous owner's(library) bookplate to front & back pastedown was taken out of yellow/red map endpapers and taped spine, scribling to behind frontend page and next page, library stamp on top & bottom edge as shown in the photos. 590 pp.