The Legacy of the Tek Sing

Pickford, Nigel and Michael Hatcher

ISBN/ISSN: 1857570693
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Tek Sing, ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Pages: 176
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Granta Editions, Cambridge, UK (2000), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the wreck, the discovery, and the salvage of the “Tek Sing”, a Chinese junk that sank in the South China Sea in 1822. The “Tek Sing” has been called “China’s Titanic”. It sank with a very large load of porcelain ceramics on board, which is well illustrated.