Campbell, George: CHINA TEA CLIPPERS. New York, 1974. 156 pp. Numerous b/w line drawings and illustrations. 28x22 cm.
A well-illustrated history of the development of the China tea clipper and the technological advances in design, hull construction, rigging, sail plans etc. The continuous search for speed is seen against the background of the lucrative tea trade and famous homeward bound races. An interesting work.
Subjects: Tea Maritime
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 313 in printed List 198.
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