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Lot 268: Ellis (Henry) - Journal of the Proceedings of the late Embassy to China...,

Books and Works on Paper: Part II - Incl. Travel & Natural History

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

October 27, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: first edition , engraved portrait frontispiece and 3 maps (1 folding), 7 hand-coloured aquatint plates, errata f., contents misbound, folding map upside down, also torn along folds, tape repair to reverse, title laid down, foxing and soiling, a few ff. closed tears, pencil marginalia ?including editorial comment throughout, contents separating a little, hinges strengthened, contemporary calf-backed boards, rebacked, lower joint splitting, upper board detached (taking also preliminary ff.), [Abbey, Travel 536; Tooley 208], 4to , 1817. Some marginalia bear iterations of a ?monogram which may be read 'JM'.

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