New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, (1923). 12mo. Yellow cloth, stamped in black & red. 223 p. 1st ed. Inscription on endpaper; else about fine. 
Novel dedicated to Donaldina Cameron which portrays the seamy side of San Francisco Chinatown where "highbinders stalk their prey - dainty slave girls bound in shackles by Ah Sin are forced to give themselves over to lives of shame ... and the accursed juice of the poppy passes surreptitiously from hand to hand." Shepherd was the founder of the Chung Mei home for Chinese Boys in El Cerrito, California.