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[Noble, Charles Frederick]: A VOYAGE TO THE EAST INDIES IN 1747 AND 1748. London, 1762. xv, 341, 3 pp. 11 full page b/w engraved plates hors texte, of which one folding. 21x13 cm. Full leather.
GBP 400.00
The title continues: 'Containing an account of the islands of St. Helena and Java. Of the city of Batavia. Of the government and political conduct of the Dutch. Of the empire of China, with a particular description of Canton; and of the religious ceremonies, manners and customs of the inhabitants.'. An interesting and early account with appealing engravings. The folding plate shows a view of the city of Batavia. Slight wear to edges. Slight loss to top and bottom of spine. The joints a little tender. All wear commensurate with age. Internally nice and clean. Very rare. Lowendahl 523.
Subjects: Travel
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 506 in printed List 195.
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