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LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow :Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1968). Third Printing o f Second Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),1-295,(1),frontis, + 26 leaves of plates (4 folding). Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. Many of the incidents relating to the great tea races, typhoons, shipwrecks, etc., and the fine performances of seamanship and daring navigation,have been gathered from the men who participated in them. Here is an account of theChinese opium trade and the clippers engaged in this risky, but lucrative traffic. Then the wonderful American clippers, which in the forties threatened the supremacy of Great Britain as the carrier of the world." -from the dj. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. 50.00
Title: China Clippers. 3rd pr of 2nd ed, in dj.
Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1968,:
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