Howard Levy Harem Favourites of an Illustious Celestial ** RARE in D/J 1958


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 Howard S Levy : Harem Favourites of an Illustrious Celestial First Edition Published By Chung-T’ai Printing Compnay  Taichung Taiwan China 1958….. Uncommon Title (See Pictures)  

Condition Of Book and Dust-Jacket: This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher’s blue hardcover cloth with silver title lettering to spine and upper cover,in a Good — dust-jacket with several small closed tears and nicks to the outer edges of the wrapper and also there is a small section missing from the lower edge of the front cover (approx 1” by 6” ) Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.The book has several folding geneaological charts of favoured consorts etc.This copy was acquired from the Impressive private collection of Academic Douglas Lancashire,born and educated in China.His family came to England where he served in the R.A.F during the war.He then lectured on the philosophy of religion in Hong Kong and in 1962 he bacame Foundation Professor of Chinese and Head of the Dept of Asian Languages and Literature at Auckland University in New Zealand.He has written many articles and translated many works into English.scarce title 8vo 198pp First Edition 1st Impression 4to [1958] 

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