I Saw Three Chinas

By: Molly Phillips

Price: $44.99

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Book Condition: Fine


0920501435 198 pages. Author's nice inscription, rubber stamp and signature upon front flyleaf. Rather than a travelogue, this is an attempt to see events in China through author's own eyes and to interpret some of its history through personal experience... "The story of someone who has had a love affair with China." - from back cover. A very personal account of author's involvement with the three modern eras of Chinese history: the last days of the Ching dynasty, the republican years, and the years since the Communist Revolution. Author was born in Hong Kong in 1909. Includes black and white illustrations plus a special slip laid in which depicts the actual size of a shoe worn by women with bound feet. Minimal wear. No markings. Attractive glossy illustrated covers.