Chicago: Ralph Fletcher Seymour, 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 158p. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. A hardcover book in very good condition with a like dustjacket. Corners barely bumped. Vertical stripes of mild discoloration on endpapers. Otherwise, text clean and binding tight. The jacket has some light edgewear, including a closed tear at the bottom front corner measuring about 1 inch. Light flecks of staining and a mildly tanned spine; otherwise, jacket intact. Item #174061
Inscribed by Henriette Mertz on the front free endpaper with a date of 3 June 1955. A scarce study of two accounts of Chinese expeditions in America, both occurring more than a thousand years ago.