An Historical Account of the Embassy to the Emperor of China ... Including the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants and preceded by an account of the causes of the Embassy & voyage to China. Abridged principally from the Papers of Earl Macartney.

By: STAUNTON, Sir George Leonard (1737-1801)

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Title: An Historical Account of the Embassy to the Emperor of China ... Including the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants and preceded by an account of the causes of the Embassy & voyage to China. Abridged principally from the Papers of Earl Macartney.

Author: STAUNTON, Sir George Leonard (1737-1801)

Illustrator: Engraved title, 2 engraved folding maps, 22 engraved plates [complete, i.e. 33 images on 25 plates, as issued].

Categories: voyages, History-England, Cultural studies, China,

Publisher: London, Printed for John Stockdale: 1797

Binding: Contemporary full brown calf boards with modern c

Condition: Binding has been expertly repaired and some of the plates have been closely cropped to the outer margins, one plate has a water stain to the top margin, otherwise a very clean and tight copy

Measurements: 8.75 x 5.25 inches (22.2 x 13

Inventory Number: 44159