The Heart of the Dragon. Alasdair Clayre.

The Heart of the Dragon

Hardcover, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First American Edition with full numberline. "The Heart of the Dragon takes the reader into China, exploring the private lives of individual families, the work of the villages, the problems and successes of factories and mines, and the closed world of the country's courts, hospitals, asylums, and prisons - a rare look at areas that will once again be closed to public view." Ships same or next business day. Spine is skewed. Minor edge wear, small bumps on spine ends and top left corner of back board. Faint soiling and tanning to edges of pages. Faint damp stain on head edge of back board. Small spots on head and tail edges of front board. Pages are clean and tight. Dust jacket has some edge and shelf wear. Small creases on spine ends and back corners. Thin scratches on back cover. 1/4-inch tear on spine. Damp stain on head edge of back cover. Lightly faded on spine. Tape on interior at stress point. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 281 pages. [Item #71300]

Price: $15.00

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