New York: John Day Company, . First Trade Edition. Inscribed and signed on front flyleaf: "For Mrs. Oppenheim / Pearl S. Buck." Addtionally laid in are several pieces of ephemera and correspondence from the office of Laurent Oppenheim, including two sheet of pencil notes on Plaza Hotel notepaper, beginning with the mention of "Pearl Buck -Radio - Feb 20"; a mimeographed postcard announcing the opening of the Family Planning Center by the American Birth Control League at 701 Fifth Avenue; and an autograph note, signed, to Oppenheim from a Sheila Fry (?), thanking her for an invitation to lunch at which she was to be introduced to Buck. Provenance: Inscribed to philanthropist Mrs. Laurent Oppenheim (1878-1955), née Amy Ruth Schwartz, founder of the School Art League in New York City. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's brown cloth in yellow and red decorative dust jacket, red topstain; ,467pp.; pictorial endpapers printed in red. Crown gently nudged, some pinpoint wear to gilt titling on spine, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), gently spine-sunned and lightly dusty, with light wear to extremities, and a few closed tears along upper edge; Very Good+.