The Tiananmen Poems

The Tiananmen Poems

Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1979. First English Language Edition. Collection of poems produced during the first (state-sponsored) Tiananmen Incident, in April 1976, when hundreds of thousands of Chinese citizens rallied to commemorate the late premier Zhou Enlai and to effect the (state-ordained) downfall of the Gang of Four. Includes ten leaves (20 pages) of photographic illustrations. 12mo. Original pictorial card wrappers; 64pp + 10 leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Covers slightly rubbed, with spot of sticker residue at head of front wrapper, else Near Fine.

Price: $25.00