New York: Howell, Soskin, 1943. 463p., hardcover, inscribed by the author to "J.B." [Powell], and with the bookplate of John B.'s son Bill Powell, China-born San Francisco resident who was tried for sedition in 1959 for publishing allegations of US germ warfare in Korea. Front endpaper toned from contact with a sheet of newspaper formerly laid in; dustjacket edgeworn.
Howard and Powell knew one another from their many years of work as journalists in China.