Book Description

1845 Second Edition Narrative of the Voyages and Services of the Nemesis from 1840- 1843 and of the Combined Naval and Military Operations in China. Second edition, 8vo, xvi, 488 pp., 4 engraved plates, 1 folding map of China.. (Missing 3 maps) .Woodcuts in text. Tight and clean copy. Half leather with marble boards and gilt title and gilt decoration. Important account of the First Opium War. Includes a fine map of Hong Kong. The Nemesis was designed to draw only six feet of water, enabling her to sail anywhere a junk might go, and offer close support to landing parties. Scarce narrative in this clean tight condition.
Author W. H. Hall and W. D. Bernard
Date 1845
Binding Hard
Publisher Henry Colburn
Condition Very Good +

Price: £975.00

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