The East is Red

 

          Quotations from Chairman Mao
           aka: Little Red Books       

 

BKS 00145

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

1st Edition, 1964

A true collectible and one of the rarest books in the world.

This first edition was published in May 1964 and has several distingushing characteristics; 30 chapters; 250 pages; inscription by Comrade Lin Biao containing a brush stroke error; and no printing data at the back of the book. It has come to be know as The Little Red Book.

This white paper cover edition is generally accepted to have been the first released stlye, followed immediately by the more sturdy red vinyl covered, both having the aforementioned characteristics.

A more complete history of the first edition may be found at www.bibsocamer.org   

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Location: Delaware, USA

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BKS 00053

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

3rd Edition, 1965

This is the first complete edition of Chairman Mao's famous Little Red Book, containing 33 chapters. The third edition was printed in Aug. 1965, together with the corrected endorsement from Comrade Lin Piao. Although not as rare as the first or second editions, the third edition is unique in its own right and not produced in massive numbers.

Price: US $400                                           more....

Location: Delaware, USA

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BKS 00351

Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

The aforementioned bible during the Cultural Revolution, in the more common red vinyl cover and with the complete 33 chapters and Lin Biao inscription intact, published November 1965.

Price: US $42 SOLD                                          more....

Location: Delaware, USA

BKS 00366

Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

THE book of the Cultural Revolution! This is an unusual copy with a white paper cover rather than the more common red vinyl cover, but still has the picture of Chairman Mao inside as well as an inscription from Lin Biao.

Price: US $42                                       more....  

Location: Delaware, USA

BKS 00658

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

1st English Edition, 1966

The first foreign language edition of Chairman Mao's famous book, complete with the Lin Piao inscription and fine red vinyl cover. It is important to note that both the 1966 and 1967 English editions both state on the inside cover page that the book was published in 1966; however, the true first editions from 1966 will display printing data in Chinese at the end of the book to confirm this.

Price: US $125                                         more....

Location: Delaware, USA

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BKS 00164

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

Russian Edition, 1967

This edition in Russian was published in 1967 and is in good condition as it was part of a library collection. Interestingly, the Lin Piao inscription has survived intact.

Price: US $42                                       more....  

Location: Delaware, USA

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BKS 00375

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung, English/Chinese

Perhaps the most famous book in the world, this is a complete copy of Quotations from Chairman Mao in Chinese and English - a true bilingual edition with the Chinese and English facing each other.

Price: US $75 SOLD                                       more....  

Location: Delaware, USA

BKS 00389

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung, Japanese Edition, 1966

This edition in Japanese was published in 1966 with a portrait of Chairman Mao inside. As with traditional Japanese texts, it opens on the left and text is top to bottom, right to left.

Price: US $65                                       more....  

Location: Delaware, USA

BKS 00701

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung, French Edition, 1966 - Replica

This edition in French was published in December 1966 with a portrait of Chairman Mao inside.

Price: US $20                                       more....  

Location: Delaware, USA