The Nemesis in China, comprising A History of the Late War in that Country: with an account of the Colony of Hong-Kong. From notes of Captain W. F. Hall, and personal observations by W. D. Bernard



Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, 1847, third edition, with a new introduction
Description: ppxxx, 400, 24 (adverts), 3 steel engravings, 7 woodcuts, and 4 maps; 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering. Tanning to the plates and maps, with one plate slightly nibbled at blank edge. Text clean, and the binding very firm, with none of the age wear usual to this cloth

Commissioned by the Secret Committee of the East India Company, the Royal Naval Ship, Nemesis, under the command of Captain Hall, was instrumental in the British Navy’s success during the First Opium War (1840-1842)

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