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Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed and creased arouund edges with small chips and tears. Price clipped). mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 304pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Biography of Tzu Hsi, the the Empress Dowager, effectively the undisputed ruler of China up to 1908. The end of her reign saw the Boxer Rebellion, an unsuccessful attempt to remove foreigners from China.
Title: The Last Great Empress of China.
Publisher: Constable. London. 1966 repr.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 73248
Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES CHARLOTTE HALDANE, Last Great Empress, China, Tzu Hsi, Empress Dowager, ruler, Boxer Rebellion, Far East Biography dustwrapper