Denby, Jay: LETTERS OF A SHANGHAI GRIFFIN. Shanghai, 1923. 438 pp. 21 caricatures in text (plus 2 on covers) 20x13 cm. Decorative boards.
A Griffin in Shanghai-expat and British colonial speak was a new arrival still green behind the ears. The text is written in the form of letters by Denby to his father plus other chapters containing stories on various subjects relating to the expatriate. Distinctive caricature-style black-and-white illustrations by H. W. G. Hayter. Inscription on frontpaper. A fine copy of a rare book.
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 141 in printed List 200.
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