Townley, Lady Susan: MY CHINESE NOTE BOOK. London, 1904. xiv, 338 pp. 40 pp. adverts. Slight foxing. 16 plates. 2 folding maps. 23x15 cm. Cloth.
The author lived in Beijing at a pivotal time, and keenly observes the last days of the Imperial Court. Included are chapters on court ladies, how China is governed, the reign of Kwang-Hsu, and a short history of China. Second edition, printed same year as first. Slight bump and wear to cover. Internally fine.
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 606 in printed List 194.
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