The Opium Clippers
A book dedicated to the ships that plied between India and China carrying opium which was the backbone of the finances of British India and the ruin of China. The book not only contains accounts of various journeys, but also technical information about the ships themselves. Good Hardback in a Good Dust Jacket. Reprint. Originally published in 1933. 392 with many illustrations, maps and an index.
Weight: 1.3 kg Post free within Malaysia, but may incur additional charges when posted elsewhere.
Condition: This is an ex-library book with labels on the spine and a front end paper and a stamp on the publisher's page . The dust jacket, now protected by a plastic sleeve, is stained in places. The edges of the cover are rubbed and the text block tanned. The binding is tight, text clear and there is mild tanning throughout. There is a former owner's smart personal name plate on a front end paper