Court Life in China: The Capital, Its Officials and People


Headland, Isaac Taylor

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Headland, Isaac Taylor. Court Life in China: The Capital, Its Officials and People. New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1909. First Edition. pp. 372. 8vo., measuring 5.75″ x 8.5″. Ribbed yellow cloth over boards with black and navy blue stampled lettering, and illustration to the spine and front board; untrimmed page edges. Lovely colour frontispiece depicting the “Empress Dowager as the Goddess of Mercy” accompanied with its original tissue-guard; twenty-one additional leaves of black-and-white, and color photographs and illustrations depicting members of the royal family, landmarks, other notables, etc; all collated and accounted for. Darkening to the front board, and spine, some bumping to spine ends. Contents remain bright, clean, unmarked, and free of any inscriptions with tight, sound binding; Overall, good+. Hardcover. (#1248) $100.00