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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Daniell, Thomas, and William Daniell
'A PICTURESQUE VOYAGE TO INDIA BY THE WAY OF CHINA'. LONDON: THOMAS DAVISON FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME; AND WILLIAM DANIELL, 1810
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Daniell, Thomas, and William Daniell
'A PICTURESQUE VOYAGE TO INDIA BY THE WAY OF CHINA'. LONDON: THOMAS DAVISON FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME; AND WILLIAM DANIELL, 1810
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6,0008,000
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Daniell, Thomas, and William Daniell
'A PICTURESQUE VOYAGE TO INDIA BY THE WAY OF CHINA'. LONDON: THOMAS DAVISON FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME; AND WILLIAM DANIELL, 1810
Oblong folio (9 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.; 245 x 340 mm). 50 hand-colored aquatint plates on thick paper by Thomas & William Daniell with letterpress captions on facing pages; some offsetting, some spotting throughout. Half brown calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second, fourth, and sixth ruled and lettered in silver, all edges marbled; rebacked to style, endpapers renewed
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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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