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Duodecimo, original full sheep (leather, hardcover), xxiv,  - 328 pp. Description of 18th Century China. An account of the voyage of the well-traveled George Macartney, first envoy of Britain to China, and his retinue, told in the form of a descriptive journal by Macartney's highly articulate valet. Near-Fine.
Title: A Narrative of the British Embassy to China, in the Years 1792, 1793, and 1794; Containing the Various Circumstances of the Embassy, with Accounts of Customs and Manners of the Chinese and a Description of the Country, Towns, Cities, &c., &c.
Location Published: New York: Printed by T. and J. Swords, for Rogers and Berry, 1795. First American Edition.
Categories: Asian History
Seller ID: 9038gcs