VOYAGING TO CATHAY. AMERICANS IN THE CHINA TRADE

VOYAGING TO CATHAY. AMERICANS IN THE CHINA TRADE
VOYAGING TO CATHAY. AMERICANS IN THE CHINA TRADE VOYAGING TO CATHAY. AMERICANS IN THE CHINA TRADE VOYAGING TO CATHAY. AMERICANS IN THE CHINA TRADE VOYAGING TO CATHAY. AMERICANS IN THE CHINA TRADE VOYAGING TO CATHAY. AMERICANS IN THE CHINA TRADE
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PublishingDate: (1976)
Publisher: New York:The Viking Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
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New York:The Viking Press. (1976). 1st edition. 202pp. Profusely illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  White/blue boards clean, with light soiling/age toning to edges. Page edges soiled.  Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures.  The binding is tight and hinges intact.  The dust jacket has several spots of soiling but still in very good condition. It is not price clipped. * "It was 1783, the Revolution is over, and American waterfronts and shipyards were desolate; seaports, which had been occupied by British forces, were deserted; the sturdy New England fishing fleet was no more. English ports were closed, of course, to American shipping, and the United States could no longer trade with the British West Indies. Yet without trade, without a market for their goods, the newly independent colonies would not survive. But there was China.....In this handsome, profusely illustrated book for young readers, Alfred Tamarin and Shirley Gkubok have re-created a fascinating and exciting time in our country's early history."...dj

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