Chiang, Madame. Selected Speeches, 1958-1959 [signed]

Madam Chiang Kai-shek

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Chiang, Madame (Soong May-ling).  Selected Speeches, 1958-1959

Taipei: The Office of The President, 1959. Hardback 8vo; signed by author. 187pp. Burnt orange cloth; gilt lettering to spine; orange top-stain; dust jacket decorated in earth-tone watercolors; author signature (Mayling Soong Chiang) to third blank. Condition: very good. Head, tail of spine, bottom corners bumped; minor scratches to fore-edge. Bottom corner front board bumped. Dust jacket condition: very good. Sunning to spine, front panel and edges; minor chipping to head, tail of spine and corners. front bottom corner bumped. $450

Madame Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese political figure and First Lady of the Republic of China (Taiwan), the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek; she played a major role in the politics of the Republic of China. After the communist revolution, Madame Chiang made many speaking tours around the world, including the United States. Collected here are twelve speeches, given in the U.S. from July 1958 to June 1959, against communism in both her homeland and the Soviet Union.

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