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AN AUTHENTIC ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY FROM THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN TO THE EMPEROR OF CHINA;- including Cursory Observations Made, and Information Obtained, In Travelling Through that Ancient Empire ;- Handsome LARGE PAPER 2 Volumes with Engravings.
London ;- Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for G. Nicol Bookseller To His Majesty Pall-Mall. MDCCXCVII 1797 - STUNNING PAIR. Large Quarto. Attractively bound in Half Tan Calf with (a little worn) marbled boards and gilt and raised bands to spines.Complete with 28 Engravings. Volume 1 with tissue-guarded Frontispiece, xxxiv + 518pps., Uncut. Volume 2 with tissue-guarded Frontispiece, xx + 626pps. Uncut. Later endpapers. "A Most Interesting Account Of Chinese Manners and Customs at the Close of the Eighteenth Century " (Cox) Places visited en-route include Madeira, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Java, Sumatra, Cochin - China, etc. (Cox 1 p. 334.) This is a particulary Tall, Fresh and Crisp Pair ! (Extra postage required for Overseas shipping) [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB Est. 1867.]
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