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Ives, Edward
A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA, IN THE YEAR MDCCLIV. AND AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE SQUADRON AND ARMY IN INDIA, UNDER THE COMMAND OF VICE-ADMIRAL WATSON AND COLONEL CLIVE... ALSO, A JOURNEY FROM PERSIA TO ENGLAND, BY AN UNUSUAL ROUTE. LONDON: PRINTED FOR EDWARD AND CHARLES DILLY, 1773
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674
Ives, Edward
A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA, IN THE YEAR MDCCLIV. AND AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE SQUADRON AND ARMY IN INDIA, UNDER THE COMMAND OF VICE-ADMIRAL WATSON AND COLONEL CLIVE... ALSO, A JOURNEY FROM PERSIA TO ENGLAND, BY AN UNUSUAL ROUTE. LONDON: PRINTED FOR EDWARD AND CHARLES DILLY, 1773
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8001,400
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Ives, Edward
A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA, IN THE YEAR MDCCLIV. AND AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE SQUADRON AND ARMY IN INDIA, UNDER THE COMMAND OF VICE-ADMIRAL WATSON AND COLONEL CLIVE... ALSO, A JOURNEY FROM PERSIA TO ENGLAND, BY AN UNUSUAL ROUTE. LONDON: PRINTED FOR EDWARD AND CHARLES DILLY, 1773
FIRST EDITION, 4to (260 x 205mm.), xii, 506pp., 2 engraved folding maps, 13 engraved plates, contemporary speckled calf, full gilt spine, red label

Ives travelled to India as surgeon of the Kent, the flagship of Vice-Admiral Charles Watson, commander-in-chief in the East Indies. The work includes an account and illustration of Geriah Fort (now Vijaydurg), a notorious pirate stronghold until the East India Company sent admiral Watson and Clive to seize the town and burn the ships.

His return journey was by way of Basra, Baghdad, Mosul, Diarbekir, Bir, Aleppo, Latichea, Cyprus and Leghorn.


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Provenance

Jolliffe, armorial bookplate

Literature

Wilson p.107; not in Ghani or Atabey

Exploration and Discovery 1576-1939: The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching Part 2, D-J

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