Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1958. First American Edition.
Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches; 217 x 150 mm), 513,  pages, in cream-colored cloth, titles to upper board and spine, in an unclipped, illustrated dust jacket.
French intellectual Simone de Beauvoir's sympathetic account of China under Mao following a six-week trip in 1955, with chapters on culture, industry, the family, etc.
CONDITION: Very Good, with some light soiling and foxing to the boards and toning to the end papers. Pages 490-491 contain some offsetting from an index card but all the text is still legible. Dust jacket rubbed and lightly soiled, with some small chips at the bottom of the spine. Item #77