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MAO Zedong
Quotations of Chairman Mao (“Mao Zhu Xi Yu Lu”), in Chinese.
[? Peking]: General Political Department of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, June 1964. MAO ZedongQuotations of Chairman Mao ("Mao Zhu Xi Yu Lu"), in Chinese.[?Peking:] General Political Department of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, June 1964.Portrait of Chairman Mao as frontispiece, although it immediately follows the printed title-page.Small 8vo, Full red morocco elaborately detailed with both blind and gilt tooling, a celluloid portrait of Mao inserted into the front cove; Fine in designer binding, the interior with a few minot smudges from earlier use.First edition, earliest printing of the official "Little Red Book" being selected quotations from various writings and speeches made by Chairman Mao through 1963. It was created as a book of inspirational reading for soldiers of the People's Liberation Army to help them become more familiar with Mao's teachings. This earliest version is identified by a printing error which transposes two Chinese characters at the bottom of page 82 and top of page 83, the text printed as "li men wo yong" instead of the correct "li yong wo men". Some copies retain a small printed erratum slip which rarely survives; in this copy the text has neatly been crossed through and corrected in ink above or below the mistake. The printing error in the Lin Biao endorsement still occurs, as it should in all true copies of the first edition, here printed in brown ink (other copies are noted in black ink, always found with the corrected text at pages 82/83. In this edition there are only 30 chapters ending at page 250; a second edition (Ma … [Click Below for Full Description]
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