Description: Silas, James.
A Narrative of a Voyage to Arabia, India, &c. containing... a description of Saldanha Bay; with remarks on the... natives of Arabia Felix; the manners and customs of the people of Hindostan; of the island of Madagascar, and other parts beyond the Cape of Good Hope.
London: Printed for the Author, and sold by W. Baines, 1797
, FIRST EDITION, half-title, engraved portrait, [Mendelssohn (1979) II, p.668; Wilson p.109]
Kotezebue, Moritz von. Narrative of a Journey into Persia, in the suite of the Imperial Russian Embassy, in the year 1817. Philadelphia: M. Carey and Son, 1820, ?FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, [cf. Ghani pp.385-6; Wilson p.121 (other editions)], rather browned and spotted, slightly damp-stained
2 works bound in one volume, 8vo (210 x 125mm.), nineteenth-century black half morocco, covers slightly rubbed
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Provenance: Dara Zargar, sale in these rooms, 17 October 2001, lot 313; Franklin Brooke-Hitching, pencil initials
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