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520: (Sir George) An Authentic Account of an Embassy

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(Sir George) An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China, 3 vol. including Atlas, first edition, text with engraved frontispieces and vignettes, Atlas with 44 plates and maps, a few double-page and/or folding, frontispieces water-stained and damp-staining to text (mostly marginal), Atlas with some light spotting or soiling (mostly marginal), one plate slightly frayed at fore-edge, text contemporary half russia, spines gilt, uncut, rubbed, spines a little worn at head, Atlas contemporary half calf, spine gilt, a little worn, covers detached, 4to and folio, W.Bulmer & Co. for G.Nicol, 1797.

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Estimate £2,000 – £3,000
Starting Bid £1,800
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