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A new general collection of voyages and travels, consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have hitherto been published in any language: comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America . also the manners and customs of the several inhabitants
Thomas Astley 1745-46, London - First edition 4 volumes, 4to, 4 engraved frontispieces and 227 engraved plates, charts, maps, etc., some folding, some showing two or more images; contemporary full calf, gilt decorated sp[ines, red and black morocco labels; joints cracked, extremities rubbed and worn, but still a good, sound, handsome set, unrestored. Vol.1. First voyages of the Portuguese to the East Indies, 1418-1546; First voyage of the English to Guinea, and the East Indies, 1522-1598; First voyages of the English to the East Indies, set forth by the Company of Merchants, 1600-1620; Voyages to Africa and the islands adjacent, 1455-1721. Vol.2. Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735; Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726; Description of Guinea. Vol.3. Voyages and travels to Guinea, Benin, Kongo and Angola; Description of Loango, Kongo, Angola, Benguela, and adjacent countries; Description of the countries along the eastern coast of Africa, from Cape of Good Hope to Cape Guarda Fuy; Voyages and travels in China, 1655-1722. Vol. 4. Description of China, of Korea, Eastern Tartary and Tibet; Travels through Tartary, Tibet, and Bukharia, to and from China, 1246-1698. Hill 210; European Americana 745/153; Sabin 28539; Cordier, Japonica 232, 277, 279, 322, 405, 406; Sinica, 1947. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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