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Donald of China, 1948


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Product Information

Vintage; 1910-1950
Good; d/j is chipped and torn along edges, cover faded
8.5" L x 6" W x 1.1" H

Why We Love This

Donald of China by Earl Albert Selle. New York: Harper Brothers, 1948. First edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. 374 pp. End-page maps. Photo of William Henry Donald, frontis. Biography of Australian "mystery man" who lived and worked as journalist in Shanghai in the 1930s, and later became influential there. Describes Manchu Period, Dr. Sun and the Chiangs. Said to have helped Modern China emerge as one country. Lightly foxed, unmarked.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."