6217. Wathen's Journal of a voyage...to Madras and China

WATHEN, JAMES. Journal of a Voyage, in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China; returning by the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena; in the H.C.S. The Hope, Capt. James Pendergrass. London (printed for J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley... and Black, Parry an Co) 1814.

4:o (c. 285x225 mm.). (5), vi-xx, (1)-246 pp. 24 coloured aquatinta plates with views after drawings by the author (all, minor foxing, some creases in upper margin).
Somewhat later brownish paper boards, very slightly worn, entirely uncut. Minor foxing,

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1697; Abbey: Travel, 517.
With the following plates: New custom-house and buildings near the Black Town, Madras; Fort St. George; Bramin's tomb; Great Pagoda at Conjeveram; View from the summit of the great Pagoda; Second view from the Pagoda; Chingleput & Scenery; View of the Jetty George Town Pulo Penang; View ascending the hill Penang; Treloa House George Town; House & Mill of Mr. Amee Chinese miller; Ancient Gateway Malacca; Franciscan Monastery at Macao; Church of St. Lazarus Macao; Camoens' Cave; View from Camoen's Garden Macao; Anson's Bay Bocca Tigris; Tigris to second bar Pagoda; River to Bocca Tigris; View Banquetting-room at Mr. Pon-que- qua's house; Part of the India Company's Factories and China street Canton; Col. Doveton's House St. Helena; James Town, St. Helena.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).