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A Revelation of the Chinese Revolution; A Retrospect and Forecast by a Chinese Compatriot by  ed  John J. - Hardcover - First edition - 1914 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.com

A Revelation of the Chinese Revolution; A Retrospect and Forecast by a Chinese Compatriot

by Mullowney, John J., ed

Condition: Very good condition


New York, Chicago, Toronto: Fleming H. Revell, 1914. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Account by the second in command to Sun Yat Sen, of the Chinese Revolution. Huang Xing (1874 - 1916), was a Chinese revolutionary leader and statesman, the first army commander in chief of the Republic of China, one of the founders of the Kuomintang and the Republic of China. Contents include: the real hero of the Revolution, Hwang Hsing's and Yuan Shi-Kai's Methods, General Hwang Hsing a refugee, government under Yuan Shi-Kai, and retrospect & forecast. The editor, John Mullowney, vouches for the accuracy of the statements in the volume based on his 3 years in China, his assisting of the first Red Cross Corps in China, and his presence at the front. 8vo, 142pp, ads [2]. Orange illustrated cloth, with black and white cover illustration showing the Sun, labeled "Progress" rising over China and clouds of despotism and conservatism fading away. Frontispiece photographic portrait of General Hwang Hsing. Front board and spine a bit darkened. Internally, very good condition.


  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 21786
  • Title: A Revelation of the Chinese Revolution; A Retrospect and Forecast by a Chinese Compatriot
  • Author: Mullowney, John J., ed
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good condition
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Fleming H. Revell
  • Place: New York, Chicago, Toronto
  • Date published: 1914
  • Bookseller catalogs: CHINA;


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