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Carl Crow’s 400 Million Customers (1937) – in Chinese

Posted: August 11th, 2022 | No Comments »

This came out earlier this year from Jinzhou Press after some covid-related delays and I just received my copies – Carl Crow’s 1937 bestseller Four Hundred Million Customers: The Experiences – Some Happy , Some Sad of an. American in China, and What They Taught Him in Chinese (and with a little introduction to Chinese readers from me). The internal illustrations are from the original book and by the Russian emigre artist and good friend of Carl’s Sapajou; the cover is from the Austrian refugee artist, Frederick Schiff…

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