New York: Boni and Liveright, (1922). First American edition. 8vo, 320pp; blue cloth. An old dampstain affecting the upper corners (an early owner must have been reading in the bath); very good in a an edgeworn and tape-mended dust jacket also showing the aforementioned dampstaining. Item #205500
This novel pseudonymously authored by the British diplomat Frank Ashton-Gwatkin, was the first in a series drawing on his experience in the foreign service, stationed in the far east.