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Journal of a Voyage in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China

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Journal of a Voyage in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China; Returning by the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena; in the H.C.S. The Hope, Capt. James Pendergrass.

First Edition, 24 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 4pp. of advertisements (“Oriental Works Lately Imported by Black, Parry & Co. Booksellers to the Honourable East India Company”, 1 July 1814) at end, 3 small spots on title but generally very clean, half red morocco gilt by Roger de Coverley [Abbey Travel 517; Lust 386], 4to, J. Nichols, 1814. The views include India, Malaysia, Macao, Canton and St Helena.

Provenance: William Orme Foster (1814-1899), bookplate of Apley Park bookplate. Foster, an iron master and Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire from 1857-1868, purchased the Apley Park estate near Bridgnorth in 1868; by descent to the present owner.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Journal of a Voyage in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China

Publisher: J. Nichols, London

Publication Date: 1814

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Journal of a Voyage in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China
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