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Lady Wu: a True Story

Lin Yutang

Published by William Heinemann, London, 1957
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From D.S. Gorton Books (Watertown, CT, U.S.A.)

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first printing----an extremely rare copy of the life and reign of the most loved, feared and ruthless empress in Chinese history often compared to Stalin----House of Tang in the seventh century---a stunning cover portrait design on dj cover of Lady Wu with a turquoise peacock atop her black hair----red-orange and turquoise accents on off-white background---no tears or stains but very slight discolor at edges of flaps---turquoise cloth book cover---previous owner signature on engraved bookplate with additonal, same signature (in turquoise ink!) on the first endpaper--(this book IS NOT signed by the author!)---241 pages----list of other reviewed books by Yutang on the back panel----in mylar jacket cover and shipped in carton. Size: 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 004792

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Title: Lady Wu: a True Story

Publisher: William Heinemann, London

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Fei Cheng-wu

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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