First Edition. Alfred J. Frueh dustjacket art and illustrations. "When a great Chicago packing house awoke to the need of selling canned meats to the toiling millions of Asia, it selected Phineas Quigley Stack of Calais, Maine, as its emissary... the humorous narrative of the irrepressible conflict between an Oriental Despot and a Yankee trader". Scarce. Very Good, top half of front endpaper removed, in dustjacket lacking spine material and lower inch of front panel, shallow edge chips.