The Xi'an Incident: The Papers of Hyland "Bud" Lyon
20 Mar 2013, starting at 12:00 EDT.

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  • Lot 1
    ZHANG XUELIANG'S TELEGRAPH CODE BOOK. [Telegraph Code Book. Shanghai Electric Transmission Office, 1921.]
    Sold for US$ 23,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    MAO ZEDONG. 1893-1976, & PENG DEHUAI. 1898-1974. Letter Signed in character and stamp by both, 3 pp, 8vo, n.p., n.d. [but likely April 1936], to Zhang Xueliang ("General Hanquin," his courtesy name), on thin pink paper,
    Sold for US$ 458,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 3
    CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY. [MAO ZEDONG, ZHOU ENLAI, et al.] Holograph Letter in an unknown hand, with secretarial signatures of MAO ZEDONG, ZHOU ENLAI, BO GU, and ZHANG WENTIAN, 6 pp, 8vo, n.p., August 9, [1936], an 18 point letter addressed to Zhang Xueliang outlining a strategy to convince Chiang Kai-shek to cooperate with Communist forces,
    Sold for US$ 362,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 4
    ZHANG QUN. 1889-1990. Autograph (or possibly scribal) Letter, 3 pp, 4to, Nanjing, [September-early December, 1936], to Chiang Kai-shek, on blue stationery, regarding ongoing negotiations with the Japanese,
    Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 5
    MAO ZEDONG. 1893-1976. Manuscript Document Signed in character and stamp as Red Army representative, 2 pp, 8vo, n.p., [October-December], 1936, being a draft of an agreement titled "Resistance Against Japan," prepared for the signature of Zhang Xueliang but not signed by him,
    Sold for US$ 506,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    ZHANG XUELIANG. 1901-2001. Autograph Manuscript Signed in character 5 times, 8 pp, 16mo, n.p., "night January 6, 26th year of the Republic" (i.e. 1937), housed in a small red leatherette journal, very minor wear.

    Sold for US$ 854,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 7
    LYON, HYLAND "BUD." 1908-1973. A large collection of photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia, much of it relating to Lyon's years in China, 1934-1941, but also including early and late material, as follows:

    Sold for US$ 482,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    CHIANG, MAYLING SOONG. 1898-2003, & CHIANG KAI-SHEK. 1887-1975. Sian: A Coup d'Etat / A Fortnight in Sian: Extracts From a Diary. Shanghai: The China Publishing Company, 1937.

    Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium

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