The Immobile Empire


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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Knopf
Date Published: 1992

Description: Translated from the french by Jon Rothschild. First American Edition. The first great collision of East and West-- the astonishing history of Britain's grand, ill-fated expedition to open China to Western trade, 1792-94. Frontis illustration. Illustrated in color and black & white. xxxii + 630 pages. Thick 8vo with brown cloth and gold embellishments, dust wrapper. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. A fine copy.

Jacket: Y
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
ISBN: 0394586549
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 245013

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By This Author: PEYREFITTE, Alain
By This Publisher: Knopf
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