Boston: Chinese Service Bureau, 1948. First edition, first printing. 8vo. 57, pp. Color frontispiece, black-and-white illustratrions in text. Original orange cloth; pictorial dust jacket. Jacket with several tears at edges and lightly soiled, endleaves discolored, but overall tight and clean. Item #401135
Signed by the author in Chinese characters and in roman transliteration. The author was born in Chang-Chow, near Amoy, Fukien, China, and later studied at Cambridge in England. He was China's first lecturer at the Williamstown Institute of Politics, and held numerous academic and diplomatic posts.