TRAVELS IN CHINA

Back To Auction View Of Johannesburg – November 2016

Lot 35

Barrow, John

TRAVELS IN CHINA

4to. folio; 22 by 27cm.

R30 000 – R50 000

First edition. 8 engraved plates, 2 are double page frontis and 4 others are hand-coloured. Full leather, corners and edges to spine rubbed. Slight foxing to prelims, internal hinge crack. Bookplate of Thomas Onesiphorus Tyndall. Otherwise a clean bright copy. This account of Barrow’s China travels was acknowledge to be the most valuable and interesting description of China and the China era at the start of the 19th Century.

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