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Sir George Staunton - An Abridged Account of the Embassy - 1797

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Sir George Staunton  - An Abridged Account of the Embassy  - 1797

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History, Travels - Quantity: 1

Object: Book (More lots)
Number of Books: 1
Subject: History, Travels
Author/ Illustrator: Sir George Staunton
Book Title: An Abridged Account of the Embassy
Condition: Good
Publication year oldest item: 1797
Edition: 1st Edition Thus
Language: English
Publisher: John Stockdale, London
Binding/ Material: Leather

Full title: An Abridged Account of the Embassy to the Emperor of China undertaken by order of The King of Great Britain; including the manners and customs of the inhabitants; and preceded by an account of the causes of the embassy and voyage to China. Taken principally from the papers of Earl Macartney, as compiled by Sir George Staunton, Bart.

Bound in contemporary brown calf. A very good copy, but the front board is just starting to split along the top of the spine. Rubbing to edges. Small closed tear to front endpaper. Complete. Includes engraved frontispiece, and folding map: "Map of China with the Track of the Lion & Route of the Embassy". Some staining to title page. Bookplate pasted in to front is from Lieutenant General Sir Harry Calvert, 1st Baronet GCB GCH (March 1763 – 3 September 1826) a British general.
19 cm x 12 cm Xii, 13 - 288, [iv, ads]. pp

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