Annals & Memoirs of the Court of Peking.
BLAND J.O.P. &; BACKHOUSE E. (1914.)
£300.00 [First Edition]
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(from the 16th to the 20th century). First edition. Frontispiece & 24 plates. Large 8vo. Original decorated cloth, a very good copy. [x], 531pp. London, W. Heinemann,
Bland (1863-1945) and Backhouse (1873-1944) collaborated for the second time in this account of the Court of Peking. The success of this book and their previous book, China Under the Empress Dowager, helped to establish both of their reputations as oriental scholars. It was later discovered by Hugh Trevor-Roper that Backhouse had fictionalized his sources.
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