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30 January 2019

Anderson (Aeneas).

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Lot 3

Estimate: £200 - £300
Sold For: £260

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., 1st edition, 1795,
half-title, a little light spotting, light offsetting to rear endpaper, armorial bookplate of the Duke of Montrose, original boards, lower cover detached, upper joint split, some wear to spine and corners, 4to, together with Demetrius Charles Boulger's History of China, 3 volumes, 1st edition, 1881-84
First account of Earl Macartney's British Embassy to China, by his valet Anderson, with the assistance of writer William Combe.

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