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Lot nr:1008
Book nr:32277
Author:TSAO HSUEH-CHIN
Title:Dream of the Red Chamber
Town:New York
Publisher:Doran & company
Year:1929
Description:8vo, xxvii, 371 pp., ill. Illustr. pictorial boards with gilt-lettered red cloth spine (light shelfwear)
Note:Scarce first edition. One of China's four great classical novels written in the Qing dynasty of the mid-eighteenth century, one of the world's first feminist novels. It follows a cast of hundreds of characters, most of them women of the Chinese aristocracy
Price:€50 - €70
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