Presumed first edition. Hardcover in maroon cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Mr. _______ ________/ with complimehts of Chang Chi-yun". 504 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs and reproductions. Fine in dust jacket with some chipping at the spine ends and wear at the tips. A work that deals with a wide range of topics and aspects of Chinese culture during the Cold War period. The author, a respected educator in pre-war China, fled Communist rule in mainland China in 1949, moving to Taiwan where he was named Minister of Eduaction of the Republic of China. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Essence of Chinese Culture (inscribed by...
Publisher: China News Press
Publication Date: 1957
Book Condition: fine
Edition: First edition
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