First Edition. B. Cory Kilvert dustjacket art. London scenes of "poverty and loneliness" and the author's struggle as a youth. "Old Quong Lee, a storekeeper in the Causeway; his one-room house with an Uncle; his adventures in the kitchen of the Big House at Greenwich where his Uncle worked; his rapturous hours in the street". Near Fine, previous owner signature at front endpaper (New York Times article writer Emily D. S. Berger) in Very Good dustjacket, some foxing to spine, closed tear at top front panel.