Vintage YA/Juvenile Fiction: China Quest SIGNED Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1937 by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis


Title: China Quest

Author: Elizabeth Foreman Lewis
Illustrator: Kurt Wiese

Description: Signed twice by the author. Black cloth boards pictorially stamped in gilt. Map illustrated endpapers. Boards rubbed around edges. Foxing to title page and to fore-edge of text block; a few pages have small spots of soiling. Dust jacket has some chipping around head and foot of spine; heavy edge-wear; price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Color frontispiece and two color plates with 25 b/w illustrations by Kurt Wiese (several are not noted in the list of illustrations). ix, 301 pp. 8.5 x 6.25 inches.

The story of two young men, one American and the other a Chinese villager, thrown together by life and their many experiences and adventures in China.

Elizabeth Foreman Lewis (1892-1958) was an American, Newbery Award-winning author of young adult books. She lived in China between 1918 and 1921 and was a teacher and missionary in Shanghai, Chungking, and Nanking.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: John C. Winston Company
Place: Toronto
Year: 1937

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Kurt Wiese, young adult, juvenile, fiction, novel, China,

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