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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-Yuen, and on a subsequent journey through the country from Pekin to Canton,
L., T. Cadell and W. Davies 1804, - 4to, X-(2)-632 pp., with 8 plates (including 5 hand-colored and 2 double-page), contemporary full calf binding, gilt embossed spine, morocco title-label. First edition. Barrow was the private secretary of Lord Macartney. Plates after the drawings of William Alexander, who also accompanied the ambassy (1792). Upper spine-end rubbed, first hinge teared along 4 cm to the top, first free blank endpaper almost loose. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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