The Adventures of a Chinaman in China - Jules Verne 1889 - Lee and Shepard, Boston - Early Illustrated Edition Jules Verne’s story of a wealthy young Chinaman, Kin-Fo, who is, after much happiness, burdened with the loss of of a major investment in a U.S. bank. But this loss sends him out into the world to seek not only a new fortune, but adventures more thrilling.

A Jules Verne adventure story with an edge of philosophical humour as well as criticism for topics such as the British opium trade in China.

A sharp, near fine copy, profusely illustrated with 50 plates and drawings taken from the original French edition.
  First published in 1880 as The Tribulations of a Chinaman in China.

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  Condition: Near fine, light rubbing to spine ends, owners name.   Ref: 104090   Price: HK$ 7,000