New York: Harper and Brothers, Inc., (1961). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Two-toned blue cloth. In original illustrated dust jacket. Unclipped. Jacket light shelf wear to rear, light wear at spine extremities. Upper page edge foxed. Small spots of toning to a few pages at right margin. Overall clean, sound, unmarked. Near fine / near fine. Item #14761
An excellently told chronicle of the American shipping industry during the 1840's and 1850's with an extensive section on the lives of Americans living in and associated with China's opium trade. 176pp.