First Edition stated. "Life in the native quarters, aboard the fast sailing opium clippers, in the English and American business houses in Canton. Eccentric missionaries, epicurean merchants, sea captains, and supercargoes are presented with all the vividness of the unusual and exciting world in which they figure. The time of the dangerous opium trade one hundred years ago". Near Fine in nearly Very Good dustjacket, chipped at top spine end, half inch clipped at edge of front flap (not affecting text).