WILLIS, Anna Frances, and G.Christoper WILLIS. Tales from the Middle Kingdom … (Second Edition). Shanghai, The Christian Book Room, .Small 8vo. Original red cloth decorated and lettered in gilt and with colour illustrated laid onto front cover, red duct wrapper replicating the design underneath, but with circular cut-out to reveal colour illustration, order from for this book stil attached to front inside flap; pp. [x, including sketch map in black and blue and sectional title with colout illustration], plates after photographs (one in colour), a few pages printed in red and black, apart from excised front free endpaper a near-fine copy.
A very stylish bookproduction and informative nwork on China, including stories of piracy, robbery, Conficianism and Christianity, life on a house boat, and the penal system.