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Sir George Staunton
Leather 1797 Historical Account Embassy To The Emperor of China George Staunton
London, UK: John Stockdale, 1797. ***********PLEASE CLICK ON THE DESCRIPTION IF YOU ARE ON YOUR PHONE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS AND READ THE DESCRIPTION****************Leather. 8vo. John Stockdale, London. 1797. xv, 475 pgs. Illustrated with 26 plates and 2 engraved folding maps. Bound In contemporary leather with with titling and illustrations in gilt along the spine. Spine has been rebacked. Boards have shelf-wear present to the extremities (light rubbing and soiling present to the boards). No ownership marks present. Foxing present. Text is free of marks. Binding tight and solid. An attractive copy of the reduced octavo version of the official narrative of the important Macartney embassy to China, by which the British sought to establish formal diplomatic and commercial relations. Staunton served as a secretary to the embassy and compiled his account from the journal of Lord Macartney and other dignitaries. It was hurried to the press to satisfy considerable public curiosity about China both in England and across Europe. T. Leather. 8vo. John Stockdale, London. 1797. xv, 475 pgs. Illustrated with 26 plates and 2 engraved folding maps. Bound In contemporary leather with with titling and illustrations in gilt along the spine. Spine has been rebacked. Boards have shelf-wear present to the extremities (light rubbing and soiling present to the boards). No ownership marks present. Foxing present. Text is free of marks. Binding tight and solid. An attractive copy of the reduced octavo version of the official narrative of the important Macartney embassy to China, by which the British s … [Click Below for Full Description]
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