[CHINA] WADE, HENLING THOMAS (editor). With Boat and Gun in the Yangtze Valley.
Shanghai: Shanghai Mercury Office, 1895. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth, neatly rebacked preserving original spine. 10 x 8 1/2 inches (25.5 x 22 cm); lithographed pictorial title, 3 folding maps, in text illustration, 187 pp., index, errata slip. Booklabels of Bibliotheca Tiliana (also discreet stamp to title verso and errata) and Beaumont, indistinct contemporary signature of member of the 7th Dragoon Guards, tape repair to front endpaper, minor thumb-soiling infrequent spots and creases to corners, short tear to one map where mounted, a sound copy.
A guide for shooting on the Yangtze geared towards the expatriates of Shanghai, with an interesting vocabulary.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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