Secret Palace Memorials of The Kuang-Hsu Period - Collection of 4 books
Ch'ing Documents at National Palace Museum, Special Series volumes, Published 1973-1974
Edited by National Palace Museum, Shih Lin, Taipei, Republic of China
This a very good set of scarce volumes. Condition overall is very good - some minor shelf wear and bumping to covers. 2 of the volumes have a discreet embossed library emblem to the first free endpaper, but no additional library markings at all. Text is clean and bright. All first editions (and presumed only to have been published once). Each volume has a red cloth cover with gold lettering.
Dimensions: Heavyweight books, each volume is approx 2kg, 26.5cm high x 20cm wide x 5cm deep and each is just under 1,000 pages long.
Available to buy as a set of 4: £200
or individual volumes: £60 each
The 4 books are as follows:
Special Series No. 1, June 1973, Secret Palace Memorials of the Kuang-Hsu Period (Feb 1875 - May 1878)
Special Series No. 2, July 1973, Secret Palace Memorials of the Kuang-Hsu Period (May 1878 - Apr 1886)
Special Series No. 9, Feb 1974, Secret Palace Memorials of the Kuang-Hsu Period (Apr 1895 - June 1896)
Special Series No. 10, March 1974, Secret Palace Memorials of the Kuang-Hsu Period (Jul 1896 - Jun 1897)