The Vanished Empire by B.L Putnam Weale 1926 First Edition China
Macmillan and Company Limited, London 1926
THE VANISHED EMPIRE
by B.L Putnam Weale
FIRST EDITION Macmillan and Company Limited, London 1926. RARE First Edition. A Broad History of China, Documenting its Ancient Civilization and Lengthy Empires, as well as its eventual decline as a power due to foreign intrusions by the sea. This includes a look at the rise of the Communist party, the influence of the English and Soviets, etc. Red cloth Hardcover with gold gilt titles to the spine. Book Condition: Used, Good condition, tight, square and clean, light soiling, minor foxing, Marginal Notations, and underlining in Light Pencil, the previous owners name in the front cover page, as shown in the photos, 379 pp.