Title "Excelsior" Being an Inadequate Description of the Upper Yangtse Dedicated to Those Who Served with Him on the Upper River 1926-28 and 1932-34
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Sichuan Sheng, China North Daily News and Herald Ltd. 1934
Seller ID 700532
Sichuan Sheng, China: North Daily News and Herald Ltd., 1934 50 pp with B&W photo illustrations frontis and in text. Map of the Upper Yangtze on front endpapers. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dark blue textured boards with a raised frame and yellow titles on front board are VG, no damage but titles dulled. A detailed but chatty description of the Yangtze River between I-Chang and Chungking, Sichuan designed for gunboat pilots who patroled the river to protect British and American interests. From his references,the anonymous author appears to be British.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. First Edition.