Large trade paperback. 488 pages. Translated and annotated by Herbert A. Giles. First Dover edition, being an unabridged and unaltered republication of the third revised edition, published by Kelly and Walsh Limited, in Shanghai in 1916. A selection of 164 stories from the classic Chinese 17th century work entitled Liao Chai Chih I, written by the scholar P’u Sung-ling. No previous ownership marks. Mild creasing to corners on upper cover and almost imperceptible tide mark on lower cover with interior pages clean. A clean, square, unmarked copy. Good.