The Breach in the Wall: Memoir of Old China by Enid Saunders Candlin

Signed 1st Edition

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+, Dust Jacket: Good. 1973. MacMillan. 1st Edition. Signed by Author.

In this singularly evocative book Enid Saunders Candlin brings us a treasury of memories, of people and places, seeking to recapture the fragrance of an era already fading into the past. Candlin was privliged to live in China during one of those rare, transitonal epochs. This book follows memories of Candlin's as she grew up in Shangai in the early 1900s and goes through until the time after WWII.