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The Passing of the Dragon

£95.00

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Sub title "The story of the Shensi revolution and the relief expedition".
In 1911 the revolution in Shenshi province of China resulted in the deaths of the wife of a missionary and four of her children. Many more missionaries were in extreme danger of a similar fate. Keyte, a Baptist minister, set off alone to discover what was going on and how great were the risks. This is his account of subsequent events.
Hodder and Stoughton hardback with no DJ. Green cloth covered boards with gilt dragon motif on front and gilt lettering to spine. The spine cover is a little sub-bleached. Dedication on reverse of front cover. Frontispiece of author with protective transparency. There is severe tanning of end papers and a little peripheral tanning of the text block. The trimming of the block is rough. Several black and white photographs, the one opposite p 78 being loose. Binding good.
A rare first edition

Item details

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
J C Keyte
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20.5 x 15 cm approx
Edition:
1913
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
311
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton
Title:
The Passing of the Dragon

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Sub title "The story of the Shensi revolution and the relief expedition".
In 1911 the revolution in Shenshi province of China resulted in the deaths of the wife of a missionary and four of her children. Many more missionaries were in extreme danger of a similar fate. Keyte, a Baptist minister, set off alone to discover what was going on and how great were the risks. This is his account of subsequent events.
Hodder and Stoughton hardback with no DJ. Green cloth covered boards with gilt dragon motif on front and gilt lettering to spine. The spine cover is a little sub-bleached. Dedication on reverse of front cover. Frontispiece of author with protective transparency. There is severe tanning of end papers and a little peripheral tanning of the text block. The trimming of the block is rough. Several black and white photographs, the one opposite p 78 being loose. Binding good.
A rare first edition

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
J C Keyte
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20.5 x 15 cm approx
Edition:
1913
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
311
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton
Title:
The Passing of the Dragon

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