Bland, J. O. P. & Backhouse, E: CHINA UNDER THE EMPRESS DOWAGER. Being the History of the Life and Times of Tzu Hsi. London, 1911. xxvi, 525 pp. 30 plates, 1 map. 26x17 cm. Cloth. Very slightly loose in binding.
An enjoyable and informative book based on a literary forgery. Compiled from state papers and diary of the comptroller of her householder and later proved to be the work of a notorious, masterful forger, Backhouse. First edition, fourth (third new) impression. Hucker 610.
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 391 in printed List 199.
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