Oxford. Clarendon. 1978. Stock ID #157488
xvi + 444pp, index, dustjacket little sunned, a very good copy in hardback. "A meticulous account of the operations of the China squadron in Far Eastern waters in the decades when those operations determined Britain's diplomatic relations with and her economic foothold in the Celestial Empire". From The English Historical Review, October 1980. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157488).