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Hall, Basil
ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE WEST COAST OF LOO-CHOO ISLAND. LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, 1818
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Hall, Basil
ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE WEST COAST OF LOO-CHOO ISLAND. LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, 1818
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2,5004,500
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Hall, Basil
ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE WEST COAST OF LOO-CHOO ISLAND. LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, 1818
4to (10 1/2 x 8 1/4 ins.; 268 x 210 mm). 6 engraved maps, 5 folding, 9 aquatint plates, 8 hand-colored; without half-title, occasional minor spotting and offsetting. Contemporary calf and marbled boards, rebacked to style; rubbed.
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Literature

Abbey, Travel 558; Hill (2004) 749; Löwendahl 802; Lust 372 (later edition with different title)

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION, SIGNED PRESENTATION slip tipped in. The work is notable also for the aquatint plates after William Havell, who accompanied the embassy. "Hall's book… describes… his explorations in the little known eastern seas, and his visit to Canton" (Guangzhou). 

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