Author:Worcester, G. R. G.(River Inspector, Rtd., Chinese Maritime Customs)

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The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze

By: Worcester, G. R. G.(River Inspector, Rtd., Chinese Maritime Customs)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Annapolis MD, Naval Institute Press: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 081120

ISBN: 087021-335-0

Condition: Very Good


In this beautifully produced book, the four volumes of the important classics' on the water craft of the Yangtze are reprinted in a slightly different format, and in a somewhat rearranged fashion. The author was detached from active Custom's service in the early '30's to undertake this nautical research; field research carried out during perhaps the most disturbed period of China's eventful history and in China's recognized trouble spots, amid almost continual fighting, bandit raids, enemy occupation, floods and droughts. The writing and publishing took place in the last few difficult years of... View more info