Signed first edition of A Thousand Springs by Anna Chennault.
Octavo, xiv, 318pp. Cream hardcover, title in black on orange cloth spine. Stated “Eighth Printing, November, 1970” on copyright page. Solid text block, foxed edges, internally clean. In the publisher’s dust jacket, stated “Eighth Printing” with $6.95 retail price on front flap. Faint foxing to all edges, short closed tear to top edge of spine.
Inscribed on the front free endpaper “To Doreen Feng With warmest regards and best wishes Anna Chennault,” featuring a few additional characters near her signature.
Doreen Feng, daughter of Chinese diplomat Chih-Tsing Feng, was a multitalented author, painter, and sportswoman.