Shanghai: Commercial Press, Limited, 1922. Twenty-fourth edition, revised. Hardcover. A truly detailed dictionary for English speakers. The reader must be able to read Chinese characters to effectively use this however. Translations for archaic terms - Linsey-woolsey (twill cloth, we needed to look that up ourselves); pasturage; pathogeny; skirmisher, skotograph (!). The appendix is "Alphabetical List of Abbreviations used for Despatch in Writing", with abbreviations for a wide variety of words in English - Ark. (Arkansas) B.A. (Bachelor of Arts; Capt. (Captain); C.C.C. (Corpus Christi College (!), etc.
Tall thick 12mo, 1038pp. Publishers green boards decorated in black. Cloth a little rippled in a couple spots. Very good overall. Item #25913