Capper | Observations on the passage to India, through Egypt, 1785
Capper | Observations on the passage to India, through Egypt, 1785
Capper | Observations on the passage to India, through Egypt, 1785
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Capper | Observations on the passage to India, through Egypt, 1785

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Capper | Observations on the passage to India, through Egypt, 1785

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:1,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


CAPPER, JAMES

Observations on the passage to India, through Egypt…The third edition. London: W. Faden, 1785


8vo (233 x 140mm.), three folding engraved maps, folding engraved plate, errata leaf at end, contemporary tree calf


This work by Capper is in two parts: one describing the route from India by way of the Red Sea, Suez and Egypt, the other from England by way of Aleppo and Mesopotamia and down through the Persian Gulf to Muscat.


LITERATURE:

ESTC T105716


PROVENANCE:

Thomas Hamilton, 7th Earl of Haddington (1721–1794), contemporary inscription “Binning” on title

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