The first UK edition of Lin Yutang’s travels in wartime China, expressing his anti-Communist views.
Title: The Vigil of a Nation
Author: Lin Yutang
Publisher: William Heinemann, 1946. First UK edition, revised from the US edition of 1945.
Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Good, except for sparse annotations to the text, in pen, and a small bookseller’s sticker to endpaper. With black-and-white plates. 324pp., app 7.5″ by 4.5″.