The Rebel Emperor

Hard Cover, Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1959. Second Printing. Very Good in Fair dust jacket.

Tan decorative cloth binding; text is slightly tanned, but clean and unmarked; binding clean and unmarked, with one bumped corner; previous owner's name on front free endpaper; dust jacket is chipped, torn, and lightly soiled, but still functional. The intriguing story of Hung, the young Chinese peasant who, in the mid-1800s, believing himself to be the younger brother of Jesus Christ and espousing a weird religious mishmash of Western Christianity and Eastern Mysticism, led the bloody Taiping Rebellion and proclaimed himself Emperor of Central China. 8.5" tall ; 352 pages.

Item #4090034

Price: $14.00

See all works by