Lot 283 of 438:
Guide to China for U.S. GI's 1945  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$156
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
What You Should Know About China: Information of importance to personnel of the United States Forces in the China Theater

Author:

Place:
Calcutta, India

Publisher:
Printed at the Indian Press Ltd.

Date:
1945

Description:

72 pp. Illustrated from photographs. 14x11 cm (5½x4¼"), pictorial wrappers.

Scarce little pocket guide for American soldiers, advising the proper deportment for China, and warning of the dangers inherent. Cautions include avoiding malaria, conserving one's money, respecting Chinese and allowing them to save "Face", staying away from the black market, and taking care with the women, "Keep your head and hold your liquor - and also keep Rule No. 9 where you won't forget it: If you can make her - it's 1000 to one she has VD". Only one copy is listed in OCLC/WorldCat, at the Columbia River Maritime Museum.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear from use, very good.


 
Item number:
289082a
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