New York: John Day, 1931. First Edition. First issue with "flees" on page 100, and "John Day Publishing Company" on the copyright page. Lacking the scarce dust jacket.
Basis for the 1937 film starring Paul Muni and Luise Rainer, who won an Academy Award for her role, and directed by Sidney Franklin. Buck won the Pulitzer Prize for "The Good Earth" in 1932, and was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938.
Some light scuffing and an owner bookplate to the front endpaper, else Near Fine.