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China's First Lady

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China's First Lady

by [CHINA - CHIANG Kai-shek] NICOLAY, Helen

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New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1944. First Edition. First printing. Small octavo. Red cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 224pp; frontispiece and seven unnumbered leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Near Fine, unmarked copy in original dustwrapper, all four corners clipped bty publisher but price intact (priced $2.00 on front flap), slightly rubbed at extremities; Near Fine. Printed bookplate inside front cover. An adulatory biography of Madame Chiang, written for a young adult audience.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
China's First Lady
Author
[CHINA - CHIANG Kai-shek] NICOLAY, Helen
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
D. Appleton-Century Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1944
Bookseller catalogs
Women; Social History; HUAC, Cold War, Red Scare;

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Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
Dustwrapper
Also known as book jacket, dust cover, or dust wrapper, a dust jacket is a protective and decorative cover for a book that is...
Leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...
Bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...
First Edition
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Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Cloth
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