Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. a study in Chinese nautical research

Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. a study in Chinese nautical research

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Worcester, G.R.G.
Shanghai, Inspectorate General of Customs, 1947-48
volume 1: introduction; and craft of the estuary and Shanghai area.

volume 2, The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and tributaries

by G.R.G. Worcester.

Shanghai, Inspectorate General of Customs, 1947-48.

2 volumes. 4to [28x22cm] ppxxviii 245, xv 247-506. well illustrated with plans, maps, drawings and photos.

very good bright condition set in the original green cloth gilt bindings.

the most comprehensive and important work on the traditional craft of China's mighty Yantze river. the second volume is particularly scarce