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Kahler, William R.
My holidays in China
Temperance Union, Shanghai, 1895. First book edition, sm 4to, pp. 180; text in double column, black & white photographic illustrations; tan boards with black lettering & illustration of a boat on front cover, brown pebbled cloth spine. Some darkening to boards, wear to extremities, but a very good copy overall. Reprinted from the "Temperance Union" for which Kahler was the editor. A detailed and entertaining book giving an account of three houseboat tours, from Shanghai to Hangehow and back via Ningpo; from Shanghai to Le Yang via Soochow and the Tah Hu; and from Kiukiang to Wuhu, accompanied by black & white photo-illustrations of scenes along the way. Scarce. OCLC shows only 8 American institutions holding copies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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