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WHITE, John.
History of a voyage to the China Sea.
Boston Wells and Lilly, 1823. First edition. 8vo, ix, 372 pp., large folding map after Dayot, 4 engraved plates, lightly foxed throughout, modern light tan morocco-backed cloth, morocco lettering piece, a very good example. Scarce. An American voyage to the East Indies. During the 20-month expedition, visits were made to Siam, China, the Philippines, and Saigon. This was the first American voyage to ascend the Dong Nai River. Contains much information on Cochin-China and Vietnam. The Dayot map, originally published in 1790, is here updated with information obtained on the expedition. Hill, 1860; Sabin, 103411. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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