New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1927. Good. First edition. Silver gilt-stamped black cloth. Contemporary owner's gift inscription on front pastedown, hinges cracked, spine cocked, corners rubbed, faint stains on boards and spine, dampstain on bottom inner corner of pages, good lacking the dustwrapper. Fragile Indo-Chinese beauty is thrust into the sophisticated and degenerate society of her French father. Hervey placed most of his works in "exotic" locales. The classic film Shanghai Express was based on another of his stories. Scarce. (Inventory #: 408787)
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