Alamo Square Press, 1991. Item #51751
DE MORANT, George Soulie. PEI YU: BOY ACTRESS. Illustrated by Nemi Frost. San Francisco: Alamo Square Press, 1991. 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket. First Edition thus (original French edition copyrighted 1925). Translated from the French by Gerald Fabian and Guy Wernham. Signed presentation by Frost on the front endpaper: "To Tyson, Hope you enjoy this book, Nemi Frost." With an additional signed presentation on the front endpaper: "12-13-91. To Tyson, Good luck, long life and prosperity, The Co-Translator."[Inscribed either by Fabian or Wernham]. A true-life account of theatre in China before the revolution of 1911, when the stage was off-limits to women or those in the servant class. Uncommon to locate a signed copy! Fine in d/j. $85.00.