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1828 1ed VOYAGES ASIA Africa China Superstitions SLAVERY Maps Illustrated

In 1828, British author William Adams began working an illustrated, historical account of world geography. ‘The Modern Voyager & Traveller’ focused on Europe, Asia, Africa, and America and featured incredible full-page engravings of the people, customs, clothing, and even maps.This collection of two volumes includes Adams’ perspective on Asia and Africa, in which he depicts important aspects of Turkey and the Middle East, evil spirits and superstitions, Chinese military men and archers, Egyptian ceremonies, Islamic mosques, Christian missionaries, and slaves from Western Africa.

Item number: #3442

Price: $750

ADAMS, William MA

The modern voyager & traveller through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America

London : H. Fisher, Son, and P. Jackson, 1828. First edition.


•Collation complete with all pages: 2 volumes (of 4)oVol. I – “Africa”456pFolding map of Africa + 15 plates (most color)oVol. II – “Asia”460pFolding map of Asia + 11 plates (most color)Language: English

•Binding: leather; tight and secure

•Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

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1828 1ed VOYAGES ASIA Africa China Superstitions SLAVER

Estimate $750 - $1,500Jul 1, 2018
100 N Providence Rd
Ste 101
Columbia, MO 65203
United States
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