The Floating Population in China : An Illustrated Record of the Junkmen and Their Boats on Sea and River : Accompanied By Some Chungking Types on the Upper Yangtze River

By: Worcester, G.R.G. And Worcester, Doris

Price: $67.50

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Book Condition: Very Good


1/2000 printed. Mapped endpapers. First 50 pages GRG's; last 40 Doris' sketches.The Worcesters' were interned by the Japanese 1941-45; Doris died of cancer shortly after release from the concentration camp in Shanghai. A publisher's note indicates the first edition of this book was printed by Kelly & Walsh in Shanghai in 1941, but before it went on sale the Japanese seized the International Settlement of Shanghai and that edition was destroyed. This copy with a slight musty stored odour.

Title: The Floating Population in China : An Illustrated Record of the Junkmen and Their Boats on Sea and River : Accompanied By Some Chungking Types on the Upper Yangtze River

Author Name: Worcester, G.R.G. And Worcester, Doris

Illustrator: George & Doris Worcester

Categories: China & The Far East,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: Hong Kong, Vetch and Lee Limited: 1970

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 10 x 7 1/2

Seller ID: 004795I