Second Printing. Paul Wenck dustjacket art. "An humble concubine becomes the ruler of a mighty empire! An audacious girl of ancestor worship! A mere woman holds the reins of statesmanship and intrigue in the land which confines most of her sex behind locks and bars, to serve their one function in life, the delight of men!" Uncommon. Near Fine in nearly Very Good dustjacket, shallow chips at spine ends, inch closed tear at top spine end mended at verso with scotch tape.