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Wall of Death: The Building of the Great Wall of China - Charles Görbing-King

Abelard-Schuman, 1973, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper faded at the spine, rubbed at head, tail and corners with some small nicks and closed tears. Mildly bumped at head & tail of spine and corners. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight.

From the cover: “One of the man-made structures on the surface of the earth that could be seen by orbiting astronauts is the Great Wall of China, winding its serpentine way across 2000 miles of rugged territory. Built in less than fifteen years by command of the ‘Only First’ Emperor, Ch’in Shih Huang Ti, to keep out the Hsiung-nu barbarians, it cost the blood, strength and lives of millions of Chinese people — not without reason has it been called the longest graveyard in the world..”


Illustrated by The Author. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Grey boards with Red titling to the Spine. 127 pages.
£11.00