MASTERS, W.G.R.
The Chinese Expedition, 1859-60.

Published
London: Day & Son, [ca. 1861].
Plates
8
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
$5,001-25,000
Ref
5707

Folio, 8 hand coloured lithographic plated, in cream coloured mounts, loose, and all preserved in a quarter black morocco navy blue cloth box, with title in gilt to spine.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Bombardment on the Forts at the Entrance of the Peiho River, 25th June, 1859. About 1/2 an hour after engagement - as seen from the Junks in which were the two Battalions of Marines.
2. Landing to Attack the Peiho Forts by Royal Marines and Seamen on the Evening of the 25th June, 1859.
3. View from the Centre Bastion South Forts 1860, looking South. Shewing the southern Bastian attack in 1859, and the ground over which storming party passed.
4. At the Stakes, Mouth of the Peiho River, 1860.
5. View of the South Forts, taken from H.M.S. "Coromandel", 8th September, 1860.
6. Fort taken by assault, 21st August, in which was found an English 32lb Gun.
7. The Forts at the Mouth of the Peiho River - from the Fort that was Stormed.
8. Fort taken by assault by the Allied Forces, 21st August, 1860.