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The Last Great Empress of China.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Constable. London. 1966 repr.:

Seller ID: 73248

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. View more info