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Up the Yang-Tse. With Sketch Maps - E. H. Parker, Formerly H.B.M. Consul, Hoihow.

1899 - Kelly &, Shanghai - Second Edition
A rare and fine example of this detailed and descriptive account of a journey taken by the sinologist, diplomat and barrister Edward Harper Parker. His observant narrative ranges from opium, trafficking of women, infanticide, and bribery to the silk trade, farming, local customs and beliefs.

Illustrated with eight sketch maps (seven of which are folding).
 
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Price HK$ 12,000