Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1944. First Edition. An appraisal of conflicting currents in China by the Polish author and former official within the Kuomintang Government, based on her observations of those in the upper crust of Chinese society and those at the lowest levels. First Printing. Octavo (22.25cm); red cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; x,331,pp. Contemporary ink name to upper front pastedown, touch of dust-soil to upper edge of textblock, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.00), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny tears, and a small stain to upper spine panel; Very Good+.