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183 Chiswick High Road
London
W4 2DR
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Telephone 020 8995 2768
Specialists General Antiquarian and Out of Print Books, Children's Books, Art, Illustrated Books, First Editions, Fine Bindings
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Foster Books
183 Chiswick High Road
London
W4 2DR
Contact Stephen Foster
Telephone 020 8995 2768
Specialists General Antiquarian and Out of Print Books, Children's Books, Art, Illustrated Books, First Editions, Fine Bindings
Stephen Foster
Stand H12

Barrow's Travels in China

John Barrow

Travels in China : Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey Through the Country from Pekin to Canton, T. Cadell and W. Davies 1806 1806

xii, 632 pp. Contemporary full calf with gilt borders to boards. Rebacked with raised bands to spine, gilt panels and maroon leather title label. Slight wear to corners and extremities and boards slightly marked. Edges uncut. Neat ink name to front pastedown. Scattered foxing. Binding firm. With colour frontispiece, four additional full-page colour plates, 2 double-page plates and one full-page plate. Plates complete. Contains chapters on Government, Law, Taxes, Religious Sects, Agriculture, Population, Science, Literature, etc. Sir John Barrow (1764-1848) was the founder of the Royal Geographical Society.

Edition
Second Edition

Condition
Very Good

Binding
rebacked full calf
£1,150