China Coast Ballads. Illustrations by Sapajou.

A'RABBITT Shamus; SAPAJOU  (1938.)

£280.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. Numerous illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original cloth, a very good copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title. Decorated endpapers. [iv], 84pp. Shanghai, A. R. Hager,

A book of humorous verses illustrated by the famous caricaturist White Russian emigre Georgi Sapojnikoff (dates unknown) who was better known as 'Sapajou' and was a regular contributor to the North China Daily News and the North China Herald. Shamus A'Rabbitt was the pseudonym of James Aloysius Rabbitt, an American engineer who spent much of the 20s and 30s living in China.

Stock Code: 224775

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