Travels and Voyages; Burman Empire, Holy Land, China, Java; Howard Malcom, J.L. Stephens, Basil Hall, George Anson; 1840
This is actually 4 volumes, bound as one;
Travels in the Burman Empire, by Howard Malcom. Illustrated with a map of South Eastern Asia, and Wood Engravings. Published by William and Robert Chambers, Edinburgh, 1840. 82pp. Good condition. Age discolored.
Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petreaea and The Holy Land, by J.L. Stephens. Published by William and Robert Chambers, Edinburgh, 1840. 120pp. Good condition. Age discolored.
Narrative of A Voyage to Java, China and The Great Loo-Choo Island; with Accounts of Sir Murray Maxwell's attack of the Chinese Batteries and of An Interview with Napoleon Buonaparte, at St. Helena, by Captain Basil Hall, R.N. F.R.S. Published by Edward Moxon, London, 1840. 81pp + Maps. Very good condition. Pages still bright.
A Voyage Round the World in the Years 1740, 41, 42, 43, 44; by George Anson, Esq. Commander-in-Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty's Ships, Sent upon an Expedition to the South Seas. Compiled from Papers and other materials of The Right Honourable George Lord Anson, and Published under his Direction, by Richard Walter M.A., Chaplain of His Majesty's Ship The Centurion, in that Expedition. To which are prefixed, A Memoir of Lord Anson, and Preface. xii + 128pp. No additional publisher's details are included for this part. Very good condition. Pages still bright.
Bound as a hardback with marbled boards and leather to spine and corners. Covers are worn, scuffed and marked. Front cover very loose - still bound, but only just. Previous owner's signatures.
An unusual and scarce publication.
Dimensions: approximately 241mm high x 160mm wide x 33mm deep.
Weight: approx. 0.83kg (unpacked).