Very Good. Item #12847
Waikiki: Fong Inn's Limited, 1944. First Edition. Folio; cloth-backed pictorial string-bound chemise, printed paper element mounted to upper cover, containing staple bound pamphlet ([8pp.]) and 40 black and white photographic plates (31.5x24.5cm or the inverse), collated and complete. Chemise boards brittle and cloth splitting rather extensively along spine edges, margins quite toned, small soil spot to upper cover, interior flaps starting to split; overall, however, contents remain in Near Fine condition, albeit in a Good only chemise. Pamphlet signed by Henry Inn on front cover.
Pearl S. Buck's copy with rather unattractive ex libris label mounted inside front cover: "This book is from the library of my mother, Pearl S. Buck" signed by Buck's daughter Jean Walsh Lippincott.