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1 MAITLAND, Derek WHEELER, Nik. Setting Sails. in dj.
South China Morning Post, 1981, 
MAITLAND, Derek. Setting Sails: A Tribute to the Chinese Junk. Photographedby Nik Wheeler. (Hong Kong): South China Morning Post, (1981). Pp 174. 4to , blue cloth. "Drawing upon their own research and firsthand experiences and those of a small but specialist coterie of scholars, author Derek Maitland and photographer Nik Wheeler have compiled a graphic and often compellingstudy of the Chinese junk...covering its history, its triumph as a naval a nd trading vessel, its tragic death in battle with Western navies, its brief but fierce reign as a pirate vessel and the lingering role that it has since played in the commercial backwaters of the Far East." -from the dj. Vg in dj. 80.00

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