Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min, and a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton. John Barrow.
Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min, and a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton
Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min, and a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton
Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min, and a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton
Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min, and a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton
Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min, and a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton
Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min, and a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton

Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min, and a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton

London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davis, 1804. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. ix (i), (1) 632pp., 8 plates, two of them double-paged, incl. frontispiece. Rebound in orange leather over marbled boards with gilt lettering and ruling on spine, raised bands. Frontispiece. Five plates in colored aquatints, three uncolored line-engravings. Contains various musical scores. "It will be noticed that Barrow, like William Alexander, was in the suite of the Earl of Macartney's embassy of 1792 to the Emperor of China. The expedition provided the material for a number of interesting works on China, of which the above book, and Alexander's "The Costume of China," 1805, are notable examples." (Abbey 531). Some foxing of first and last few pages of block, affected the uncolored line-engravings. Binding in overall very good+, interior in very good condition. vg to vg+. Item #46079

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