Conger, Sarah Pike [Mrs. E. H. Conger, 1843-1932]

Published by F.G. Browne & Co., 1913
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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SIGNED ON THGE HALF-TITLE PAGE as follows: "Sarah Pike Conger / (Mrs. E H Conger)". 16mo. (19 cm.) 160p. Frontispiece black and white captioned photo plus 15 full-page black and white captioned photos throughout. Tan paper over boards with purple lettering on the front cover and the spine and with the title in an elaborate cartouche decorated in gilt, red and purple. Wear to extremities with paper worn through on the corners and along some of the edges of the boards, spine darkened and lettering faded, covers slightly soiled, remains of a bookplate on front pastedown, all photos present and in fine condition, else very good to near fine with no internal markings. No dust jacket. Sarah Pike Conger, wife of the United States minister to China from 1898-1905, E.H. Conger, wrote these reminiscences of life as she experienced and recorded it while living in Beijing's diplomatic quarter. Sarah Conger, an American and staunch Christian developed an unlikely friendship with the Buddhist and xenophobic Empress Dowager Cixi. Bookseller Inventory # 006934

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Publisher: F.G. Browne & Co.

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 2nd Edition

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