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The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze, A Study in Chinese Nautical Research. Volume I: Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area; Volume II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries: with Notes on the Crooked-bow and Crooked-stern Junks of Szechwan.  In China The Maritime Customs III: Miscellaneous Series, Nos. 52, 53, 54. by G.R.G. Worcester - Hardcover - 1947, 1948, 1941 - from La Playa Books (SKU: 18202)

The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze, A Study in Chinese Nautical Research. Volume I: Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area; Volume II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries: with Notes on the Crooked-bow and Crooked-stern Junks of Szechwan. In China The Maritime Customs III: Miscellaneous Series, Nos. 52, 53, 54.

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The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze, A Study in Chinese Nautical Research. Volume I: Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area; Volume II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries: with Notes on the Crooked-bow and Crooked-stern Junks of Szechwan. In China The Maritime Customs III: Miscellaneous Series, Nos. 52, 53, 54.

by G.R.G. Worcester

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Shanghai: The Chinese-American Publishing Company, 1947, 1948, 1941. Hardcover . Used - very good. Volumes I and II in green buckram. “Notes” volume is green cloth over hello papered boards. Inscribed by Col. James W. Mosteller, Jr. to Lt. Commander W.A. Mosteller. Volume I Near Fine. Volume II Very Good with upper outside corner of front board creased with corresponding light split to front pastedown. “Notes” volume with moderate scuffing to covers including 5” thin scrape across front board affecting only one letter. All three volumes with clean text and in sturdy bindings. Very well-preserved with gilt lettering on the Junks volumes almost bright as new.

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Bookseller
La Playa Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
18202
Title
The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze, A Study in Chinese Nautical Research. Volume I: Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area; Volume II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries: with Notes on the Crooked-bow and Crooked-stern Junks of Szechwan. In China The Maritime Customs III: Miscellaneous Series, Nos. 52, 53, 54.
Author
G.R.G. Worcester
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - very good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Chinese-American Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Shanghai
Date published
1947, 1948, 1941
Bookseller catalogs
Collectible;
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