Smith, Philip Chadwick Foster: THE EMPRESS OF CHINA. Philadelphia, 1984. xviii, 331 pp. 71 illustrations, maps on endpapers. Appendixes, notes and index. 26x18 cm. Paper.
The Empress of China was the first vessel belonging to the USA to initiate trade with the Chinese in 1784, returning in 1785 with tea, porcelain and other exotic Oriental goods. Interesting facsimiles of cargo manifests.
Subjects: Export Art
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 617 in printed List 197.
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