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With the Empress Dowager

By: Carl, Katharine A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, The Century Co: 1905

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12487

Condition: 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.

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 View more info

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Joe Lincoln of Cape Cod

By: McCue, James Westaway

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Silver Lake, MA, The Cape Cod Publishers: 1949

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13499

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Brown hardcover; SIGNED by author on ffep; DJ in mylar; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.

. ..a biography of Cap Cod's well-known author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Sentimental Journey and the Journal to Eliza

By: Sterne, Laurence

Price: $15.95

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 14547

Condition: Very Good; Orange cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles and decoration, publisher's colophon on front board, spine sunned; tight binding; clean pages.

796 in Everyman's Library ; Everyman's Library Series; Vol. 796; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 222 pages View more info

The Unwinding Of The Miracle

By: Yip-Williams, Julie

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2019

Edition: Advance Review Copy; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14742

ISBN: 0525511350

Condition: Very Good; Trade paperback; clean pages; tight binding; ARC.

x, 315 pages ; 25 cm; 297 pages View more info