LOT 1437
SOLD €290,00

[China] An historical account of the Ambassy to the Emperor of China.

Undertaken by order of the King of Great Britain, including the manners and customs of the inhabitats (...) Abridged principally from the papers of Earl Macartney as compiled by Sir George Staunton Bart. London, John Stockdale, 1797.

8vo., half-leather, ill. frontispiece, title with vignette of a Western merchant in front of the gateway to China by Burney and Dadley, XV,475,(3) pp., spine with repair, endpapers renewed, title browned. Incl. 33 illustrations on 25 plates, incl. front., vignette and the 2 folding maps. Good copy.

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