Lot 59 of 338:
Edgar Snow on Chinese Revolution & Mao, 1937  

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Title:
Red Star Over China
Author:
Snow, Edgar
Place:
London
Publisher:
Victor Gollancz Ltd
Date:
1937
Description:

464 pp. With 16 halftone plates from photographs; map. (8vo), black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, jacket. First Edition.

Important account by the American journalist Edgar Snow of the origin and development of the Communist party and revolution, and the role of Mao Zedong, based on first hand observations and interviews. The English edition is the true first edition, published the year prior to the more common American edition. Rare in jacket.

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Condition:
Jacket a little soiled, scrapes and neat repairs to spine, other light wear; volume with some rubbing to spine ends and corners; very good or better in like jacket.
 
Item number:
305755
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