Directly From China: Export Goods for the American Market, 1784-1930
1984 · Salem, Massachusetts
by Nelson, Christina H.
Salem, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1984. Softbound. VG (overall light shelfwear to wraps, otherwise crisp and clean). White & color illustrated wraps. 120 pp. profusely illustrated in bw. Issued in conjunction with an exhibition illustrating "that the United States-China trade became a truly national enterprise which influenced the evolution of domestic taste throughout the period and resulted in the development of the United States as a major trading nation in the Pacific." (foreword) With quite a variety of Chinese exports to consider, fully annotated and illustrated here. Includes a bibliography as well. (Inventory #: 101865)