Campbell | A journey overland to India, 1795
Campbell | A journey overland to India, 1795
Campbell | A journey overland to India, 1795
Campbell | A journey overland to India, 1795
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Campbell | A journey overland to India, 1795

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Campbell | A journey overland to India, 1795

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

CAMPBELL, DONALD

A journey over land to India. London: for Cullen and company, 1795


FIRST EDITION, 4to (259 x 192mm.), 3 parts in one (separately paginated) plus 9-page appendix, half-title, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, a few stains in text, extremities slightly rubbed, neat repair to head of spine

UNCOMMON. The first part of this work covers the overland journey through Europe, and then by sea from Venice to Aleppo, by way of Zante and Cyprus; part two contains much detail on Aleppo and the Turks and ends with his arrival and stay in Mosul; part three to Baghdad, Basra, and by sea down the Persian Gulf to Bushire and on to India.


UNCOMMON. The first part of this work covers the overland journey through Europe, and then by sea from Venice to Aleppo, by way of Zante and Cyprus; part two contains much detail on Aleppo and the Turks and ends with his arrival and stay in Mosul; part three to Baghdad, Basra, and by sea down the Persian Gulf to Bushire and on to India.


LITERATURE:

cf. Wilson p.36; not in Atabey, Blackmer or Weber


PROVENANCE:

L.A. Burd, armorial bookplate

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