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1 volume in-4, xxviii-245 pp., hard cover, gilt lettered publisher's cloh, with 81 full page plates (2 coloured, 6 folded) and 2 folded coloured maps, a good copy. First edition of this chinese nautical research by Worcester, River Inspector, Chinese Maritime Customs, Author of "Junks and Sampans of the Upper Yangtze" (1940), "Notes on the crooked-bow and crooked-stern Junks of Szechwan." Contents cover: The Chinese Junk in History, Art and Literature - The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze Estuary and Shanghai Waterways in general - Various methods of propulsion - Masts and Sails - Sail Battens, Chinese Sheets and methods of Sheeting - The Chinese Compass - Anchors and Rudders. The Yantze Estuary - Shanghai and the Whangpoo - The Soochow Creek - Fishing Sampans. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze - A ...
Editorial: Shanghai, Printed and Published at the Statistical Department of the Inspectorate General of Customs, 1947.
Descripción Statistical Department Of The Inspectorate General Of Customs, Shanghai, 1947. Hardback. 1st Edition. Cloth 8vo. 254pp, profusely illustrated with diagrams, maps, portraits, 3 in color, many foldouts. Exhaustive study by a river customs official in Shanghai. Volume one only of a two-volume set. Nº de ref. del artículo: 52675
Descripción Statistical Department of the Inspectorate General of Customs 1947, 1947. quarto, green buckram boards w ith gilt lettering to front board and spine, frontispiece, xxviii + 245pp, illus including coloured folding maps in near fine condition, VG (some wear to extremities and weakness to spine, tanning to edges and eps). Nº de ref. del artículo: 1j40/37
Descripción Statistical Department of the Inspectorate General of Customs, Shanghai, China, 1947. Hard Cover. Condición: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 245 pages. Several fold-out maps and diagrams. All plates and foldouts intact. Green boards with gold print. Light edge wear to boards. Bumping to bottom corners. Previous owners name and date on inside front board. Tight and clean inside. [HB#20051 Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 20051