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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: $40.50

Publisher: Hong Kong, Vetch and Lee Limited: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 063145

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 is lightly foxed on jacket flaps, endpapers and top of page block. There is minor wear to board edges, binding tight, content clean and un... View more info

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

Publisher: Hong Kong, Vetch and Lee Limited: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004795I

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. View more info