The Drum Singers. Lao She.

The Drum Singers

Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Co. (HK), 1987. Shi Guaoliang (illustrations); Li Suk Han (cover design). Paperback. Used - Very Good. Original illustrated stiff card stock wraps, some rubbing and fading, creased with sticker damage on back. No creases to spine. Binding tight and square. Some toning from age. Clean and unmarked. Illustrated. 13.5 x 21 cm. 254 pp. Item #7622

This is the original English translation which was first published in the United States in 1952. A Chinese version of the novel was published in 1980 but was itself a translation from the English version since no one knew where the original Chinese manuscript was located. That was apparently still the case when this book was published in 1987.

Price: HK$220.00

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