London: Pan Books, 1959. Sam Peffer (cover art). Great Pan Illustrated Edition, G306. Paperback. Scarce. USED - Good. Original card stock wrap has little edgewear but is toned/foxed in places. Light reading crease to spine. Some scuffing along spine hinges. Very light crease to top corner of back cover. Text block is rather heavily toned and foxed. Clean and unmarked. Binding intact, with light split to front inner hinge. Overall a solid copy. B/W maps. Inserts with B/W photographs. 11 x 17.5 cm. 248 pp. Item #15153
"The Small Woman" was filmed as "The Inn of the Sixth Happiness," with Ingrid Bergman as Gladys Aylward.; The story of Gladys Aylward, a parlour maid in London, who overcame many obstacles to become a missionary in China. The book describes life in China between the wars and the deep Christian faith and indomitable courage of a remarkable woman.