FIFTH CHINESE DAUGHTER.
Edition: Early printing (code of M-Z indicates Dec 1950, just 5 months after the first.)
New York: Harper & Brothers, (1950.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Memoir of growing up in San Francisco's Chinatown, in a very traditional household where only Chinese was spoken and where propriety reigned. Wong was only twenty-seven when she wrote this, but she had already won recognition as an artist. Illustrations by Kathryn Uhl. INSCRIBED by Wong on the half title page "To - - with warm regards and memories of a happy association during Kapiolani days" and dated in 1961 in San Francisco. Red illustrated endpapers. 246 pp.
Condition: Very good (sticker on front endpaper, corners slightly bumped) in a fair only dust jacket. with a tape-repaired long diagonal tear on the front flap and other edgewear, especially at the ends of the spine - now protected by an archival cover.)