Diary of a Journey Overland, through the Maritime Provinces of China, from Manchao, on the South Coast of Hainan, to Canton, in the Years 1819 and 1820. J. R., "Supercargo"

Diary of a Journey Overland…
Diary of a Journey Overland, through the Maritime Provinces of China, from Manchao, on the South Coast of Hainan, to Canton, in the Years 1819 and 1820.

London: Richard Phillips, 1822.

Octavo, 116 pp., later cloth.

An interesting anonymous account (the Preface is signed "J.R. Supercargo") of an early journey through China from Macao to Canton on board the English vessel Friendship, Captain Ross. The book also includes several separate articles of interest including an official edict on the banning of opium and Milne's description of Chinese printing.

An interesting anonymous account (the Preface is signed "J.R. Supercargo") of an early journey through China from Macao to Canton on board the English vessel Friendship, Captain Ross. The book also includes several separate articles of interest including an official edict on the banning of opium and Milne's description of Chinese printing.

This was published as part of Sir Richard Phillips' New Voyages and Travels (London, 1820-23), and like the other titles in the series was also available separately.

Lust, 227; see Cordier, 303.

Condition Report: Very good.

Price (AUD): $1,200.00

US$870.00   Other currencies

Ref: #2610546

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