INSCRIBED BY MICHENER
MICHENER, James A. Return to Paradise. New York: Random House, (1951). Octavo, original cream cloth. Housed in custom half morocco chemise and slipcase.
First edition, book club issue, inscribed, “Tinicum, Pa. 21 June 75, to Jane Engelhard, Who has traveled almost everywhere, James A. Michner.”
Michener mingles fact and fiction in this juxtaposition of essays and stories about the people of Australia, New Guinea, Polynesia, New Zealand and other Asian countries. With Michener's Japanese seal below the inscription. Without original dust jacket. Groseclose A.005d. Jane Engelhard was a reknowned philanthropist.
A near-fine copy.