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Hermit of Peking : the hidden life of Sir Edmund Backhouse / Hugh Trevor-Roper.

Author/Creator:
Trevor-Roper, H. R. (Hugh Redwald), 1914-2003.
Standardized Title:
Hidden life
Other Title:
Hidden life
Edition:
[1st American ed.]
Publication:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. (Scranton, Pennsylvania : Printed and bound by The Haddon Craftsmen, Inc.)
Format/Description:
Book
[14], 316, [2] pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Backhouse, E. (Edmund), Sir, 1873-1944.
Sinologists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
United States Pennsylvania Scranton.
Contents:
The wild oats
The scholar
The historian
Between two patrons
The benefactor-One
The benefactor-Two
The secret agent
The entrepreneur
The diaries
The controversy
The recluse
Dr. Hoeppli
The memoirs-One
The memoirs-Two
The portrait.
Notes:
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc."
"Published April 20, 1977. Second printing before publication, May 1977."
First published in Great Britain in 1976 under title: A hidden life: the enigma of Sir Edmund Backhouse by Macmillan London Ltd.
"This book was set on the Monotype in a type face called Garamond."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
First published in 1976 under title: A hidden life.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy is paperback edition.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 has dustjacket retained.
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy has autograph of "Chaim Potok 1978".
Potok Collection copy lacks "First America edition" statement.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Potok, Chaim (autograph) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1977
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0394411048 :
OCLC:
2597110
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