Fine in Fine jacket. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Opium, a word redolent of forbidden luxary in exotic lands. Opium. Foundation of one of the world's most amazing commerical enterprises-the British Crown Colony of Hong-Hong. This is the story of opium in British and Manuchu China from the early 1830s to the present." Profusely illustrated in color. 85 pages. A beautifully illustrated book about the history of opium, its use and trade. FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.
ISBN. Hardback. Oversized. No statement of later printing on copyright page. Book is in Very Good to Near Fine condition with slight dustsoiling to top edge. Dustjacket is in Very Good condition with one minor rub to front cover. We have placed dustjacket in a brodart protective cover and it looks much better than described. Otherwise a tight, sound and unmarked copy.
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