The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber, Vol. 1: The Golden Days

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Trade paperback. 540 pages. Translated by David Hawkes. Later printing of this translation. The first of five volumes in “The Story of the Stone” [aka “The Dream of the Red Chamber”] is the great novel of manners in Chinese literature, written circa 1760. No previous ownership marks. Mild creasing to spine from use, light creasing to front cover, and a touch of toning to page edges, else a tight, clean, sound and unmarked copy. Good.

Additional information

Weight 1.31 lbs
ISBN

0140442936

Book Author

Xueqin, Cao

Publisher

Penguin Classics

Publish Year

Publish Place

London

Size

8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾" tall

Book Condition

Binding Type

Soft cover

Language

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