HONG KONG. Gene GLEASON, Gus BORGEEST.
HONG KONG
HONG KONG
HONG KONG

HONG KONG

NY: The John Day Company, [1963]. Illustrated. First Edition. Signed presentation from Gus and Mona Borgeest on the front endpaper: "To: Heinz and Hilde who it was a delight to meet and know. We hope our little tourist service at 'Gus's' will be as successful as their bakery business! Gus and Mona [she signs] Borgeest. at The Teahouse Of the August Moon, Hong Kong, 13 March 1967." Gus Borgeest was the founder of a camp for refugees from mainland China on Sunshine Island, Hong Kong. He was also winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1961. A refugee from Shanghai, he went to Hong Kong in 1951 with his Chinese wife, Mona, with two Hong Kong dollars in their pocket. 8vo., red cloth in dust jacket; 318 pages. Item #56782

Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight); little edgewear (tiny tears; price-clipped) d/j.

Price: $50.00

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