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Travels in the East, Including a Journey in the Holy Land. With a Memoir of the Author, and Notes. From The French: A New Translation for the Present Edition. [BOUND WITH:] Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland. [BOUND WITH:] Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land. [BOUND WITH:] [Travels in South-Eastern Asia, Embracing (...)] I. Travels in the Burman Empire. [BOUND WITH:] II. Travels in Hindustan, (Malaya, Siam,) and China. [FIVE VOLUMES BOUND IN ONE].
Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers, 1839-40.. Five volumes bound in one. Crown quarto. Pp. 230; 114; 120; 82 plus engraved frontispiece map of South-Eastern Asia; 94. Wood-engraved illustrations to the last 2 works. Set in double columns. Some light dust-soiling and foxing in places to few leaves. Hardcover, bound in recent full mahogany cloth, spine gilt-ruled, gilt lettering-piece, marbled edges. In a very good condition. Generally a fine copy. ~ Various editions. First 3 works published 1839; Fourth and Fifth works published 1840. Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine (1790-1869) was a French writer, poet, and politician, member of the Académie française. His "Voyage en Orient" was first published in 1835. John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852), "the American Traveler", was an attorney, explorer, and writer. He was a pivotal figure in the rediscovery of Maya civilization throughout Middle America and in the planning of the Panama railroad. Howard Malcom (1799-1879), clergyman and missionary, is still regarded today as an important leader of the Baptist Church. He began his career as a Baptist missionary to foreign countries in 1835, and travelled to missions in Hindustan, Burma, Siam, China, and Africa. He wrote some of his most noteworthy literature about his missionary travels. In 1839 he published "Travels in South-Eastern Asia, Embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam, and China". The present fourth volume forms the first section of this work, and is published here for the first time separately. "Travels in Hindustan, Malaya, Siam, and China" forms the second section of "Travels in South-Eastern Asia", is equally published here for the first time separately, and consequently completes the work.
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