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  • 1. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue with "flees" for "fleas" on page 100, line 17 of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and masterpiece. Octavo, original brown cloth, brown topstain. Inscribed and dated by Pearl Buck on the half-title page. Buck also underlined the error "flees" on page 100, and marked it with an arrow on the left margin. It is interesting to note that Buck knew the first issue points and makes note of it. Near fine in the original dust jacket with some tape repairs to the verso. ... See More Details

    John Day

    Hardcover, Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $20,000.00

  • 2. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Pearl S. Buck on a laid in signature. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION published in America by the John Day Company, 1931. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has NO chips or tears and has benefitted from professional restoration. This First Issue dustjacket by John Day is scarce and seldom appears on the market. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear ... See More Details

    1931, The John Day Company, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Classics of Literature

    POOR

    Missoula, MT, USA

    $12,500.00

  • 3. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Very Good jacket. First Edition, First Printing with the misspelling of "flees" instead of "fleas" on line 17 of page 100. This ORIGINAL First issue dustjacket has some chipping to the spine and edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION first published by The John Day Company. See More Details

    1931, The John Day Company, New York

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Classics of Literature

    POOR

    Missoula, MT, USA

    $10,000.00

  • 4. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S

     

    Seller Description: First British edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and masterpiece. Octavo, original light brown cloth. Signed by Pearl Buck on the title page. Near fine in the rare dust jacket which shows light wear to the extremities with minute expert restoration. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed. Over eighty years have passed since The Good Earth won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. "I can only write ... See More Details

    Methuen & Co

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $9,200.00

  • 5. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue with "flees" for "fleas" on page 100, line 17 of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and masterpiece. Octavo, original brown cloth, brown topstain. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket with some expert restoration. Though over eighty years have passed since this novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. "I can only write what I know, and I know nothing but China, having always lived there, " ... See More Details

    The John Day Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $8,800.00

  • 6. Pruente de Paso

    by Pearl S. Buck

     

    Seller Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. 319 p. BOX ALI050711. (Media mail takes 5-14 days) We sold All items bases on value. Special Note: I check each pages base on visual aspect; (Used book) has Approximate(0)pages contains Answers of all Questions, Notes, Names, Marker s Marks, Highlight, or Under-lines. CDs is (not included): See More Details

    1967

    ISBN-13: 9788401909245

    Trade paperback, Very Good

    MYBOOKSnME

    AVERAGE

    MIAMI GARDENS, FL, USA

    $6,467.98

  • 7. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. First British edition, first printing of this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Bound in publisher's original cloth. Near Fine with light fading to spine, a small ding to top and bottom edge of upper board. In a Near Fine dust jacket with light edge wear. See More Details

    1931, Methuen & Co. LTD

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $3,500.00

  • 8. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in As New jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing with NO indication of later printings on copyright page and the misspelling of "flees" instead of "fleas" on line 17 of page 100. This copy is SIGNED by Pearl S. Buck on a laid in signature. An attractive copy with minor wear to the spine and edges. The binding is tight, with N cocking, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the ... See More Details

    1931, John Day

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Classics of Literature

    POOR

    Missoula, MT, USA

    $1,750.00

  • 9. With a Delicate Air

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. With a Delicate Air, and other stories by Buck, Pearl S., 1972-09-08. 240 p. See More Details

    1972, Macmillan

    ISBN-13: 9780330105422

    Paperback, Very Good

    worldofbooks

    HIGH

    Goring-By-Sea, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

    $1,737.98

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  • 10. The Good Earth

    by Pearl S. Buck

     

    Seller Description: Very Good in Good jacket. Book John Day Company, New York, 1931. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. The copyright page states "COPYRIGHT, 1931, BY PEARL S. BUCK" and there is no mention of subsequent printings. The bottom of the copyright page says "FOR THE JOHN DAY COMPANY". First issue with "flees" for fleas on page 100. The dj is a later, although early, vintage one with $4.96 as the price, which has been married to the true first ... See More Details

    1931, John Day

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Winding Road Books

    not rated

    Springville, CA, USA

    $1,275.00

  • 11. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: GIFT QUALITY. 5.75 X 8.25. Signed by Author, "This specially bound edition of The Good Earth, limited to 1, 000 copies, is part of the selected works of Pearl S Buck created in honor of the authors eightieth birthday. This is copy number 601, June, 1972." Books looks like it was never even read. Excellent condition! _PAB_ See More Details

    1972, JOHN DAY

    HARD BACK BLUE, Good

    Princeton Antiques Bookservice

    AVERAGE

    Atlantic City, NJ, USA

    $1,000.00

  • 12. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Fine (but for extremely tiny rubbed spot rear pastedown; contents clean & tight). See More Details

    1972, The John Day Company

    8vo., imitation white leather & blue boards, stamped in gilt,, Good

    Antic Hay Books

    HIGH

    Asbury Park, NJ, USA

    $875.00

  • 13. Fighting Angel

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine. First edition. Small signature to the front free endpaper, near fine in a very nice, near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author. See More Details

    1936, John Day

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Between the Covers-Rare Books

    HIGH

    Gloucester City, NJ, USA

    $650.00

  • 14. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: First Edition, elusive first issue with "flees" for "fleas" in line 17 page 100. Also, "John Day Publishing Co." on copyright page and with top edges stained brown. Brown cloth. The book is tight and clean. Foredges are uncut. Small owner's name in pen on half-title page. Green pictorial endpages in nice condition. Top pages edges stained brown-clean. Clean looking cloth binding with bright gilt on front board-faded a little on spine. Spine has some fading and a few subtle spots-a very small ... See More Details

    1931, John Day

    Hardcover, Good

    Cultural Connection

    BEST

    Cape Coral, FL, USA

    $575.00

  • 15. The Time is Noon

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Fair in fair dust jacket. Ex-Library Hardcover with usual markings, stamps, and stickers. Library pocket has been torn out. Spine is starting to separate from pages. Inside pages are good. -Disclaimer: May have a different cover image than stock photos shows, as well as being a different edition/printing, unless otherwise stated. Please contact us if you're looking for one of these specifically. Your order will ship with FREE Delivery Confirmation (Tracking). We are a family business, and your ... See More Details

    1966, The John Day Co

    Hardcover, Fair

    Pilkington & Sons

    HIGH

    Windber, PA, USA

    $549.99

  • 16. The Exile: Portrait of an American Mother

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. First edition. Spine gilt a trifle tarnished else fine in about fine dustwrapper with a little rubbing at the extremities. Biography of Buck's mother, who spent much of her life in China. A bright copy of an uncommon title. See More Details

    1936, Reynal & Hitchcock

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Between the Covers-Rare Books

    HIGH

    Gloucester City, NJ, USA

    $500.00

  • 17. My Several Worlds

    by Pearl S. Buck

     

    Seller Description: Very Good/Very Good. Inscribed By Author First Edition (no further printings noted) of the author's autobiography, inscribed on front endpaper. Laid in is a TLS, dated 11-1-57, in which the author talks about the Welcome House Thrift Shop and invites the recipient over for tea. Included is the envelope with the author's married name (Mrs. Richard J. Walsh) printed on the verso. Book is in Very Good condition with some shelf rubbing to extremeties. The dust jacket is also Very Good with some ... See More Details

    1954, The John Day Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Avol's Books LLC

    AVERAGE

    Madison, WI, USA

    $500.00

  • 18. Imperial Woman

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Very Good + No Dust Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed and Inscribed By Author Signed and inscribed by author on free endpaper. VG+, no dust jacket. Front fold over panel of dust jacket laid in with original $4.95 price. Bit of fading to gold spine title and design and gold cover design. 376 pages. See More Details

    1956, The John Day Company

    Hardcover Cloth, Very Good

    Vera Enterprises LLC/ VeraBook

    AVERAGE

    Clarksburg, NJ, USA

    $481.25

  • 19. The Exile

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: 8.25 x 5.5, two tone gilt decorated boards, teg, minor cover wear, spine a little cocked else a nice copy of the "...Special edition...For presentation." LIMITED TO 1000 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. See More Details

    1964, The John Day Co: NY

    Hardcover

    John K. King Used & Rare Books

    HIGH

    Detroit, MI, USA

    $402.50

  • 20. Sons

    by Buck, Pearl

     

    Seller Description: Fine. 8vo, tan buckram, leather spine label. New York: John Day, (1932). Limited First Edition. Fine One of 371 copies, signed by the author. See More Details

    1932, John Day

    hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Argosy Book Store

    HIGH

    New York, NY, USA

    $400.00

  • 21. The Mother

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Fine. Fine in a fine fresh dj. The author here returns to the themes of her Pulitzer Prize winning novel "The Good Earth." A superior copy. (B) See More Details

    1934, JOHN DAY.

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Waverley Books

    HIGH

    Santa Monica, CA, USA

    $375.00

  • 22. The Exile

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: Near fine (extremely minor signs of wear; contents clean & tight). See More Details

    1972, The John Day Company

    8vo., imitation white leather & red boards, stamped in gilt, top, Very Good

    Antic Hay Books

    HIGH

    Asbury Park, NJ, USA

    $350.00

  • 23. Imperial Woman

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: VERY GOOD. 8 1/4 X 5 3/4. Signed by the author. "Of this special edition of IMPERIAL WOMAN, 1, 000 copies have been retained by the author for presentation. This is Copy Number 601". Has a white marbled spine and blue linen with gold gilt on front and spine. Tight binding. No bookplate. No Markings. Book shows very minimal signs of shelf wear. _PAB_ See More Details

    1956, JOHN DAY

    HARD BACK BLUE AND WHITE, Very Good

    Princeton Antiques Bookservice

    AVERAGE

    Atlantic City, NJ, USA

    $350.00

  • 24. The Good Earth

    by Pearl Buck

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo. John Day, New York. 1931. 375 pgs. First Edition/First Printing with the misspelling of "flees" instead of "fleas" on line 17 of page 100. Facsimile DJ has light shelf-wear present to the DJ extremities. Bound in brown cloth withgilt titles present to the spine. Boards lightly rubbed and worn. Previous owner's bookplate present to the front pastedown. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid. The Good Earth is a novel by Pearl S. Buck published in ... See More Details

    1932, John Day

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Last Exit Books

    AVERAGE

    Charlottesville, VA, USA

    $350.00

  • 25. The Good Earth

    by Buck, Pearl S.

     

    Seller Description: A fine, never read copy. 22 kt gold embossed. Full leather. Like new. 345 p., [2] leaves of plates: ill.; 24 cm. Includes: Illustrations, Plates. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. See More Details

    1975, Franklin Library

    Full leather, Fine/Like New

    Outrider Book Gallery

    BEST

    Vashon, WA, USA

    $325.00