Title: The Dragon and the Foreign Devils
Author: Johan Gunnar Andersson
Description: First Edition (SD). First Printing, October 1928. Black cloth boards with gilt dragon design and red lettering. Yellow dyed top edge. Very minor soiling to top edge. Some pages show a bit of foxing. Dust jacket has a little chipping at the head of spine; faint edge wear with a couple short closed tears; rubbed; not price clipped ($4.00). DJ in clear archival sleeve. Translated from the Swedish by Charles Wharton Stork. 16 b/w plates. Thoroughly indexed.
Andersson (1874-1960) was a Swedish geologist and professor at the University of Stockholm. He spent 11 years in China, from 1914 to 1925, assisting the Chinese government in establishing institutional geological research. This is his highly detailed and personal record of his observations of China as he experienced it, its culture, society, politics, personalities, and its relationship with Europe and Europeans.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
Size: 9" x 6".
Pages: xi, 341 pp.
Keywords: China, Orient, Far East, Asia
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