My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard. ELLIZABETH COOPER.

My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard.

London. Davies. 1926. Stock ID #3839

12 black and white photographic plates, 126pp, hardback, lacks frontispiece, neat name front free endpaper, pictorial upper cover, corners bumped, covers little soiled, little foxed throughout, still very sound. Letters written by Kwei-li 25 years after those written to her husband (in Love Letters of a Chinese Lady). These letters "come out of the confused revolutionary atmosphere of the new China. Kwei-li's patriotism and hatred of the (foreign) grows out of the fact that, as wife of the governor of one of the chief provinces, she had been from the beginning en rapport with the intrigues, the gossip, and the rumours of a revolution which, for intricacy of plot and hidden motive, is incomparable with any previous national chance on record." From Publisher's description.
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