Publication: Printed for the Society by John D Toy, 1849, Baltimore
First edition. Lightly foxed on the front and rear endpapers else a very good, tight copy. Contains fourteen short stories of the opium, occult, and mystery in London's Chinatown. The author's first and best crime book which presents a series of violent tales that rely on authentic background and Oriental flavor for their readability. A Queen's Quorum 58, and Haycraft/Queen mystery selection.
Inventory Number: 35106