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A Short History of China:  An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient  Empire and People by  Demetrius Charles Boulger - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1900 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

A Short History of China: An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient Empire and People

by Boulger, Demetrius Charles

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and heavily worn, usual library stamps and markings.


London: Gibbings & Company, Ltd.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and heavily worn, usual library . stamps and markings.. 1900. Second Edition. Hardcover. Index, chronological table. Yellow cloth with red Chinese dragon center device on front boards and titles in gilt on spine. ; Ex-Library; 436 pages .




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