Tragic Destiny

Patterson, George N.

Published by Faber and Faber, London, 1959
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Title: Tragic Destiny

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.


224 pages. Red cloth covers with yellow lettering on spine. Front free endpaper torn out. Cloth covers clean and bright. 3/8" tears at head and tail of dustwrapper spine. 1/2" tears and 1/4" chips at corners of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper protected in archival mylar cover. "The Khambas had been planning to revolt against the Tibetan Government in Lhasa, when the advance of the Chinese Communists forced them to postpone their plans. The Chinese had faced them with the ultimatum of collaboration with the invading forces of annihilation. " - from dust wrapper blurb. An account of the Chinese "liberation" of Tibet, written by a Christian missionary who was in the area at the time.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002349

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