The First Emperor of China

By: Clements, Jonathan

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In FINE black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dustjacket. Book looks unopened/unread. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. (xx) + 203 pp. Illustrated in b/w with a suite of (unpaginated) plates between pages 76 & 77 and 3 b/w maps. "This book by Jonathan Clements is the first outside Asia to tell the full story of the life, legends and laws of the First Emperor Ying Zheng. The man who unified China, built the Great Wall, and whose tomb is guarded by the famous Terracotta Army. It exposes the intrigues and scandals of his family - his mother's plot to overthrow him, a revolt led by his stepfather, and the suspicious death of his half-brother - explores the immigration crisis that threatened to destroy his kingdom, and provides a terrifying glimpse of daily life in a land under absolute rule." . An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'NEW' MINT copy. Dustjacket now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. GIFT Quality. SEE IMAGES. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall

Title: The First Emperor of China

Author Name: Clements, Jonathan

Categories: Foreign Travel. Exploration, Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, Architecture. Art. Crafts, Archaeology. 'Classic' Studies, History & Politics. Churchill, India/Burma/Asia, Military/War Related, Building. Construction,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing: 2006

ISBN Number: 0750939591

ISBN Number 13: 9780750939591

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

Seller ID: 114031

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