dragon gages

The Door of the Double Dragon: A Romance of the China of Yesterday and To-Day. Hector Blanding. New York: W. J. Watt & Company, (1920). First edition. Original dust jacket; art by G. W. Gage.

“Dressed in the imperial yellow, with a Double-Dragon interwoven throughout in gold threads, his gown belted about the waist by a golden-linked belt, clasped with a carven topaz, he was a singularly stately figure.”