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VOYAGES AND TRAVELS TO INDIA, CEYLON, THE RED SEA, ABYSSINIA, AND EGYPT, IN THE YEARS 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, AND 1806 by  Viscount VALENTIA George Annesley - First Edition - 1809 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 019028)

VOYAGES AND TRAVELS TO INDIA, CEYLON, THE RED SEA, ABYSSINIA, AND EGYPT, IN THE YEARS 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, AND 1806

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VOYAGES AND TRAVELS TO INDIA, CEYLON, THE RED SEA, ABYSSINIA, AND EGYPT, IN THE YEARS 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, AND 1806

by VALENTIA George Annesley, Viscount

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  • hardcover
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Armorial bookplate on the front pastedowns and a modern, tasteful bookplate on the front endpapers of each volume. Sporadic foxi
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London: William Miller, 1809. First Edition. Hardcover. Armorial bookplate on the front pastedowns and a modern, tasteful bookplate on the front endpapers of each volume. Sporadic foxing, some plates with offsetting from the text, bindings firm and Fine. Overall a Near Fine example. Three quarto (9" x 11-1/2") volumes in contemporary mottled calf leather with gilt rules, marbled endpapers and edges, rebacked recently and sympathetically with black morocco spine labels and gilt lettering. A Large Paper copy illustrated with 3 engraved vignettes and 69 engraved plates including 11 folding, 7 of which are maps, 2 of which are large maps of the Red Sea area. The illustrations are based on drawings by Henry Salt who accompanied Annesley on his voyage. The first volume deals with India and Sri Lanka, with sections on Benares, Calcutta, and Lucknow. Volumes two and three cover Abyssinia, Egypt and the Red Sea, including Mocha and Jeddah. Abbey, Travel 515.

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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
019028
Title
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS TO INDIA, CEYLON, THE RED SEA, ABYSSINIA, AND EGYPT, IN THE YEARS 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, AND 1806
Author
VALENTIA George Annesley, Viscount
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Armorial bookplate on the front pastedowns and a modern, tasteful bookplate on the front endpapers of each volume. Sporadic foxi
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Miller
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1809
Keywords
19th Century; Travel; Illustrated Books; India; Ceylon; Egypt; Nautical; Africa
Bookseller catalogs
Egypt; Travel; India;
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We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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