THE DEVIL SOLDIER
The Story of Frederick Townsend Ward
First American Edition
Random House [New York]
8vo (366 pages, 26 illustrations, map, notes, index, map endpapers)
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Quarter-black cloth]
Item Number: 6593
The adventures of the Yankee soldier-of-fortune who trained the Chinese army to fight the Taiping rebels in 1859. He became a Chinese citizen and was awarded a generalship and a mandarinate. A very good copy, in dust jacket with slightly worn edges.