Lot 20: Mao Zedong Autobiography, "Boyhood of a Chinese
October 4, 2012
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Mao Zedong Autobiography, "Boyhood of a Chinese Red", "Schooling of a Chinese Red", "How the Red Army Began", "The Red Army in Action", edited by Edgar Snow, each illustrated with photographs, twelve issues with their original pictorial front covers, 888pp including advertisements; rear covers lacking, small discrete ink library stamps, bound together in gilt-stamped black leather-backed boards for the Sioux Falls (South Dakota) Carnegie Free Library, as published in the magazine Asia, volume XXXVII, 1937. ***Rare and important magazine dealing with Asian current events, this containing the first printing of Mao's autobiography, afterwards incorporated into Edgar Snow's Red Star Over China, 1937..