Chinese History

Chinese History

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THE TIGER OF CH'IN The Dramatic Emergence of China as a Nation, Cottrell, Leonard
1 Cottrell, Leonard THE TIGER OF CH'IN The Dramatic Emergence of China as a Nation
New york Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1962 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and nicking, along with one small edge tear to the top spine end. The bottom spine end of the dust jacket has some light, but noticeable edge wear and rubbing as well. "In the third century B.C., Shih Huang Ti, The Tiger of Ch'in, forged the warring states of China into a united kingdom and proclaimed himself the First Emperor of the ream. Legend has it that his whip could halt the Yellow River and that his horse could run a thousand miles a day. Colorful, ruthless, a man of violence and vanity, as well as a brilliant administrator, he climaxed his reign with one of the mightiest engineering feats of ancient times: the Great Wall of China." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Bright Concubine and Lesser Luminaries  Tales of Fair and Famous Ladies of China, Wimsatt, Genevieve B.
2 Wimsatt, Genevieve B. The Bright Concubine and Lesser Luminaries Tales of Fair and Famous Ladies of China
Boston, MA John W. Luce and Company 1928 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine 
This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The endpapers are noticeably toned. Included throughout are full page black and white illustrations. Included are the fables: Ta Chi, the Fox Favorite, Pao Ssu, the Boat Girl, Fei Yen, the Flight of the Swallow, Hsi Shih, the Peasant Who Knitted Her Brows, Yang Kuei Fei, Jade Bracelet, Two Brides of the Barbarian: Chao Chun, the Bright Concubine, and, The Ransoming of Ts'ai Wen-chi. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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