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With the Empress Dowager, Carl, Katharine A
1 Carl, Katharine A With the Empress Dowager
New York The Century Co 1905 First Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Good; Original red cloth hardcover with black tape having replaced a missing spine; clean text pages except for the usual ex-library markings, scattered light foxing especially on the end papers; tight binding; illustrations and photographs by the author. Illustrated by Katharine A. Carl 
Not a reprint; Katharine Carl was contacted by the wife of American Ambassador to China, Edwin H. Conger, with an offer to come to China in the summer of 1903, to paint a portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi for the Chinese exhibit at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. She spent a total of nine months in China and painted four portraits of the Empress Dowager, later recording her memories as the only western foreigner to live within the precincts of the Chinese imperial court in its last days. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages 
Price: 69.95 USD
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Joe Lincoln of Cape Cod, McCue, James Westaway
2 McCue, James Westaway Joe Lincoln of Cape Cod
Silver Lake, MA The Cape Cod Publishers 1949 First Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Brown hardcover; SIGNED by author on ffep; DJ in mylar; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated. Signed by Author
. ..a biography of Cap Cod's well-known author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.95 USD
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