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 illustration laid onto front cover, red dust 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 book production and informative work on China, including stories of piracy, robbery, Confucianism and Christianity, life on a house boat, and the penal system.