[CHINA]; Parliamentary Paper

Correspondence respecting insults in China.


Correspondence respecting insults in China.
Presented to the House of Commonsby command of Her Majesty, 1857.
London, Harrison and Sons, 1857.

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Scarce parliamentary paper dealing with the Second Opium War. Includes papers by Sir Henry Pottinger, Sir John Davis, the Earl of Aberdeen, and Viscount Palmerston. Amongst the subjects covered are distrbances at Canton and the burning of factories; persecution of Chinese in British employ at Amoy; attacks on British at Foo-chow; affray between Americans and Chinese at Whampoa; etc.


First edition. viii, 228pp., original printed blue wrappers, rebacked, light stains to covers, corner wear, a very good copy.



Stock ID: 90916