New York: Pantheon, 1959. First American Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Publisher's cloth in original dust jacket. Jacket worn at edges and suffers several closed tears, one approx. 2" at front panel near spine. Cloth slightly foxed and soiled. Interior clean and bright. About very good. Good + / good +. Item #16546
Classic Chinese novel dating from the end of the Ming period, here translated from Franz Kuhn's German version by Vladimir Kean.