- Rowland, Florence Wightman
Oxford University Press, New York, 1954, Decorative Cloth, , First Edition, Very Good /Very Good
128 pp. A small 1/8 inch tear in cloth at bottom of one board. Brodarted DJ has some rubbing at corners and at the folds on spine. Nicely signed by author in blue ink on half-title. Series: Oxford Books for Boys and Girls. An unusual setting, and a warm vivid picture of family life in China. 'Lim Sang leaned far out of the sampan. At the very first try he looped a rope around the gift from Heaven. Wong Ting saw how carefully his brother and father worked. Wong Ting held his breath anxiously, afraid at any moment the stone would slip from the ropes into deep water.'