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Daniell, Thomas and William
A PICTURESQUE VOYAGE TO INDIA BY THE WAY OF CHINA. LONDON: THOMAS DAVISON FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME & WILLIAM DANIELL, 1810
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Daniell, Thomas and William
A PICTURESQUE VOYAGE TO INDIA BY THE WAY OF CHINA. LONDON: THOMAS DAVISON FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME & WILLIAM DANIELL, 1810
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LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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Daniell, Thomas and William
A PICTURESQUE VOYAGE TO INDIA BY THE WAY OF CHINA. LONDON: THOMAS DAVISON FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME & WILLIAM DANIELL, 1810
Oblong folio French green morocco (10 x 13 7/8 in.; 254 x 352 mm). 50 hand-colored aquatint plates on thick paper by Thomas & William Daniell with letterpress captions on facing pages (text watermarked 1808); light spotting to original tissue guards and some light spotting on versos of plates. Contemporary gilt-paneled green morocco, joints restored.
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Literature

Abbey, Travel 516; Tooley 173

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION. The Daniells left England in April 1785 on board the Indiaman Atlas, arriving in Whampoa, China, in August. Includes views of Madeira, the Cape of Good Hope, Java, Macao, Canton and Calcutta, while the accompanying text includes observations and descriptions of native peoples. About half the illustrations focus on China, including dress and interiors in addition to the topographical.

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