CHIANG, MAYLING SOONG, & CHIANG KAI-SHEK. Sian: A Coup d'Etat / A Fortnight in Sian: Extracts From a Diary. Shanghai: The China Publishing Company, 1937.
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.
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Lot Details
CHIANG, MAYLING SOONG, & CHIANG KAI-SHEK. Sian: A Coup d'Etat / A Fortnight in Sian: Extracts From a Diary. Shanghai: The China Publishing Company, 1937.
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.
8vo. 119 pp. Printed on Chinese handmade bamboo paper, leaves unopened; original red silk over boards, gilt stamped title. Some discoloration to signature page and pastedowns, light wear to covers.

SIGNED by Madame Chiang Kai-shek ("Mayling Soong Chiang") and also with her stamp; also signed by Chiang's personal pilot Royal Leonard, Zhang's "head of operations" James C. Elder, and Zhang's chief pilot Julius Barr.

Footnotes

  • 蔣宋美齡(1898-2003)與蔣介石(1887-1975)藏書一冊

    《西安兵變記:西安兩週日記節錄》(Sian: A Coup d'Etat / A Fortnight in Sian: Extracts From a Diary)。上海:中國出版公司(The China Publishing Company)1937年發行。8vo尺寸,共119頁。中國手工竹漿紙印製,分頁尚未裁切。書殼由絲綢包紙板,書名燙金。簽名頁與衬頁有些許褪色,封面輕微磨損。


    帶有蔣宋美齡(蔣介石夫人)簽名及印璽,並由蔣介石私人飛機駕駛雷耀˙雷諾(Royal Leonard),蔣介石行動總策畫詹母士˙奧德(James C. Elder)和蔣介石總機師朱利斯˙巴爾(Julius Barr)署名。
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