Rare Vintage China: Shanghai -High Lights Low Lights Tael Lights 1936 by Maurine Karns & Pat Patterson - Underworld/Underground/Hidden China


Title: Shanghai: High Lights, Low Lights, Tael Lights

Author: Maurine Karns; Pat Patterson

Description: Book has wear to the corners with a tiny bit of exposed board. the edges a few rubbed/worn spots. A little soiling to the boards. Two leaves of the book have closed tears (about 1.5" each). No marks. Binding is sound. Stated first edition, April, 1936. Very rare first edition.

"First published in 1936, this remarkable guidebook explores the seamier side of Shanghai, China, in the mid-1930s. Written by two pretty, dissolute foreigners living life to the fullest and working, at least partially, in a Whangpoo whiskey haze, this candid handbook focuses on the colorful nightlife--particularly the sex and sin--of the city. This is a hilarious and unique history of a covert Shanghai."

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+.
Jacket Condition: None.

Publisher: The Tridon Press
Place: Shanghai
Year: 1936
ISBN: n/a
Language: English

Pages: 52 Pages.

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