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Chiang Kai-Shek: Soldier and Statesman (Volume 1) by Hollington K. Tong - 1st Edition  - 1938 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

Chiang Kai-Shek: Soldier and Statesman (Volume 1)

by Hollington K. Tong

Condition: Good Plus/Good


London: Hurst & Blackett, 1938. 1st Edition . Good Plus/Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and loss to upper edge, spine faded and rubbed with remains of price label over the printed price, marking to rear cover. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Volume 1 only of the two volume set. Black cloth binding, marking and light staining to covers. Page edges untrimmed. Light foxing to endpapers, creasing to lover corner of one of the leading blanks. Clean text throughout. The large fold out map is present and in very good condition. The very scarce first edition. Overall book condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxvii, 322


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