Lot 362China - Voyage To Corea And The Island...

Auction Date: 14/06/2018 at 10:30 am

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China - Voyage To Corea And The Island Of Loo-Choo - by Captain Basil Hall. London. Published by John Murray 1820. A 259 page book with 4 plate illustrations and 1 folding map. Giving an interesting account of this attempt to make detailed exploration of coast of northern China and to try to establish treaties with Korea. This ship being part of Lord Amherst’s attempted Embassy to China in 1816 and 1817. In original marble board with tooled leather spine, front board loose, fragile

Hammer Price: £170.00

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