The Air Above the Tamarinds
This is the first collection of Margaret Leong's poetry after she moved from the United States to Malaya in 1949. At a time when poetry in English in the region was scarce, her verse was noted for its evocative depiction of life around her. With a foreword by Malcolm MacDonald, formerly a senior British Government official in Southeast Asia. Very Good Hardback. First Edition. Signed.
Weight: 0.4 kg Post free within Malaysia
Published by Donald Moore, Singapore 1957.
Condition: The cloth cover is in almost perfect condition exempt for the beginnings of a crack in the fabric on the back. The book is signed by the author on the half title page. The binding is tight, text clear and there is very mild tanning throughout.