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Peony, 1st Ed


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Peony, 1st Ed
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Peony, 1st Ed

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Vintage; 1910-1950
Very Good; very slight wear on edges
8" L x 6" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

Peony by Pearl S. Buck. John Day Company, New York, 1948. Hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. 312 deckled pages. Very good plus condition, no dust jacket. No marks, tears. Slight yellowing to pages. Full cloth with gilt lettering and illustrations on front board and spine. Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck's account of young Peony being sold into a rich Chinese household as a bondmaid. Growing into a young woman, Peony falls in love with the family's son.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."