The Lane of Eternal Stability


This book has an orange and red dust jacket, with black lettering on the cover and spine. Very mild browning at inside edges of jacket; remnants of tape on covers; stain on rear board. Textblock is clean and solid. Mapped endpapers. Subtitled "a story of three generations during the turbulent years when China changed from Yellow Dragon to Red Star" on the front of the jacket. The author was a private secretary to Chiang Kai-Shek, former mayor of Shanghai and Chungking, and former governor of Formosa. 479 pages; approx. 6"x9".



  • The Lane of Eternal Stability
  • K.C. Wu
  • Crown Publishers, 1962
  • First edition