First Edition. Translated by Pauline E. Rush. Nautical romance and adventure novel of a passenger-ship bound for the 'Orient'. Passengers include tourists and crooks, an operatic troupe and two rival business partners. Includes content concerning Penang, Saigon and Port Said. Basis for the 1931 French talking film produced by Pathe-Natan, directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Jean Marchat and Simone Cerdan. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. An attractive copy.