Travel & Natural History | 21 March 2013
Chairman Mao .
Chairman Mao . Mao Zhu Xi Yu Lu [Quotations of Chairman Mao, Little Red Book ], compiled and edited by Tian Xiao Guang, first edition, first issue , Chinese, half-title printed in red, title in red & green, portrait of Mao printed in brown, 1p. facsimile of Lin Biao s calligraphic endorsement printed in brown, without errata slip, remains of adhesion marks to endpaper and inner flat, upper hinge starting, original red vinyl, the upper cover with title in Chinese characters and a star blocked in blind, remains of ink stamp to upper cover, 16mo, Peking, General Political Department of the People's Liberation Army, n.d. [May 1964].
⁂ Containing all the correct issue points which define a first edition: it consists of 30 chapters which end at pp.250 (text, with pp.82/3 in correct state); it includes the first state of Lin Biao's endorsement, which includes a superfluous brush stroke in ting , the second character down in the second column from the right (the whole endorsement leaf is often lacking, as, after Lin Biao's alleged attempt to assassinate Mao in 1971, an instruction was issued that loyal Party members should remove this leaf.
Thursday 21 March 2013, 10.00am
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