Worcester, G. R. G: THE FLOATING POPULATION IN CHINA. An Illustrated Record of the Junkmen and Their Boats on Sea and River. Hong Kong, 1970. xii, 90 pp. Numerous b/w drawings (many full page) by the author and his wife. 25x19 cm. Cloth.
The author spent 31 years in the Chinese Maritime Customs, and spent a good part of his career travelling about the interior of China collecting information on every aspect of nautical technology. An appealing work due to the illustrations of junks, boats and people from pencil and ink drawings.
Subjects: Rivers and Canals
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 685 in printed List 193.
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