Edition: First printing.
New York: Duffield, 1906. Hardcover first edition - Stereotypical ballads depicting Chinese American life in San Francisco's Chinatown - but these also deal with some very real events - the bubonic plague which hit San Francisco in 1900 (and which first affected Chinatown) and the earthquake of 1906. Illustrated with eight glossy plates from drawings by E.C. Peixotto. 81 pp.
Condition: Good only in illustrated beige cloth - missing front endpaper, some edge tears to pages, other wear.