Author:Cable, Mildred & Francesca French

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China: Her Life and Her People

By: Cable, Mildred & Francesca French

Price: NZ$17.40

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1949

Seller ID: 002441

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Second printing (the first edition was in 1946) . 160 pages + frontis + plates + maps on endpapers. Brown cloth covers with red-brown lettering on spine and front board. Owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper. Minor spotting to page edges. Binding tight. 1/4" tear at head of dustwrapper spine. 3/4" closed tear at head of rear panel of dustwrapper. Front flap of dustwrapper is price-clipped. Dustwrapper uncommonly clean and bright. Dustwrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 12mo View more info

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Wall of Spears - The Gobi Desert

By: Cable, Mildred & Francesca French

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: (1951)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21492

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 178, [2 (blank)] pages. Red boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 197 x 130mm. Maps on endpapers. Illustrations by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. "There is always danger in the Gobi, that enormous desert which, because it is cut off from the world by many obstacles, the Chinese call Wall of Spears. But Mildred Cable and Francesca French lived there for many years, and their book is full of storis about desert demons, and brigands, and the Great Wall of China, and the Sum... View more info