Hamish Hamilton, 1983, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
Blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Softening of the backstrip and rubbing to the lower book edges and top book corners. Browning to the text block edges and to the internal pages. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with white and red coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels and slight grubbiness to the fold over panels. A novel of mid 19th century China, the waning of the Manchu dynasty and of the encroaching involvement of the West British, French and American traders. It is set in the years between 1854-1875. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (10), 3-535, (1) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; China; ISBN: 0241111226. ISBN/EAN: 9780241111222. Inventory No: 0112956.