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When China Unites: An Interpretive History of the Chinese Revolution by  Maurice (jacket design)  Harry (text); BURCK - First Edition - 1937 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books (SKU: 47614)

When China Unites: An Interpretive History of the Chinese Revolution

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When China Unites: An Interpretive History of the Chinese Revolution

by GANNES, Harry (text); BURCK, Maurice (jacket design)

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. "...a detailed, factual, yet dramatic account of China's history in the immediate past and present. It begins with the national revolution in 1911, inspired by Sun Yat Sen, and carries the story up to today. It deals with the political, social, and economic forces behind the violent struggles that have convulsed China for more than a quarter-century. It analyzes the land and the people, the armies and the leaders, and above all the Japanese invasion" (from front flap). First Printing. Octavo (20.25cm); orange cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in blue on spine; blue topstain; dustjacket; [xii],294,xiv pp. Gentle sunning to spine, covers foxed, with offsetting to pastedowns from binders glue, and a faint, shallow tide-mark to left edge of rear endpaper; Very Good. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50 net), shelfworn and gently spine-sunned, with some old, scattered dampstaining, a few shallow losses to crown, partial splitting at rear flap fold, and several short tears with attendant creases; Very Good only.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
47614
Title
When China Unites: An Interpretive History of the Chinese Revolution
Author
GANNES, Harry (text); BURCK, Maurice (jacket design)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1937
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrators; Radical, Utopian, Labor & Reform Movements;

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About Lorne Bair Rare Books

Lorne Bair Rare Books specializes in books on American Social History, with an emphasis on radical and utopian movements of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. We are available in our showroom by appointment, at shows, and on-line through various booksellers' sites or at our website www.lornebair.com.

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