1938. EA. Item #84272
HANDFORTH, Thomas. MEI LI. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1938. First edition. Illustrated from drawings. Not paginated. 4to., red cloth printed in gilt in Chinese characters to upper board and in English to spine. A fine copy in a somewhat worn dust jacket with a few nicks, small tears and a 1.5 inch chip at the bottom of the spine that extends to the rear panel 3/4". A difficult title to find. Internally very fresh. The second winner of the Caldecott medal.