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The Cree Journals. The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N., as related in his Private Journals, 1837-1856.
Author: Cree, Edward Hodges [Michael Levien, Editor and Introduction]
Reference #: 1593
Status: For Sale
List Price: $20.00
Nelson Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1981. 276 pp.; map endpapers + 9 other maps; illustrated throughout, b&w and most watercolours of the author reproduced in full colour; one fold-out panorama of Nanking. A Fine, unmarked copy in dustjacket, the later with a vertical tear along the spine, now in a protective mylar sleeve.
“Cree’s service took him to many parts of the world, including ten years in the Far East, where he witnessed land and sea actions in the First Opium War of 1839-42. He was engaged also in the pursuit and destruction of piratical Chinese fleets, served in the Baltic in action against the Russians, and was present at the capture of Sebastopol and Kinburn in the final stages of the Crimean War.”
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