The Time of the Dragons, by Alice Ekert-Rotholz
(Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston)
World Books / the Reprint Society, 1960. Book Club. light edge wear, shelf rubbing to bright jacket. This is a World Books jacket, a slightly shortened version of the original Jonathan Cape first edition (1958). The binding is tight and all pages and clean and secure. Size: 8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾” tall. 404 pages.
There is an interesting piece of ephemera in this book, left by a previous owner. It is a newspaper clipping pasted to the back paste down of the book, dated June 9, 1935, which reads;
FALLEN – Peiping and Tientsin have fallen into Japanese hands and a move is afoot to form a new North China Government, independent of that of Nanking.