ALL MEN ARE BROTHERS, trans. by Pearl S. Buck - 1933 [1st Edition]


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All Men Are Brothers

Shui Hu Chuan

translated by Pearl S. Buck

First edition, translated from the Chinese, two volumes.  New York:  The John Day Company, 1933  

Hardback set is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Red cloth covers are mostly clean, with white text.  Boards show some wear.  Corners are sharp.
  • Spines have white text and are faded with staining at foot, with bumped ends.
  • Binding is strong.  
  • End papers/ pastedowns show little to no sign of age or wear
  • Frontispiece is present.
  • Ephemera, a note by the translator, sits inside the cover.   
  • Illustrations, black ink line drawings, are bright and clear.   
  • Interior is gently age-toned.  Page corners turned back at page 606; some rippling at page 652.  Please see photographs for condition.  
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Text block edges have yellow ink along head.  
  • Slipcase covered in black paper with red label exhibits some wear at corners, staining and discoloration.  See photographs.
  • PS2022.1014

1279 pages. 5.5 x 8.25 inches

Pearl S. Buck describes All Men Are Brothers as "a great pageant of China, a great procession of humanity," to be read as one would watch people pass by on the streets of a great city. 

First edition, in two volumes, with a slipcase.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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