1810 ENGLISH Voyages Switzerland CHINA Chardin PERSIA Vietnam Korea 6v Pinkerton

PINKERTON, John

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‘A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages’ is a monumental and important early 19th-century historical account of world voyages by Scottish historian John Pinkerton. Pinkerton includes notable voyagers as well as essays and treatises on voyages, ranging from the earliest known voyages to late 18th-century expeditions. Includes 65 engraved plates.

 

Notable voyages and events in this complete six volume set include:

  • Bourgoanne’s Travels in Spain
  • Coxe’s Travels to Switzerland
  • Pietro Delle Valle in Persia
  • Jean Chardin in Persia
  • Balbi and Fitch voyages to Pegu
  • Voyages in Tonquin
  • Bovis history of Cochin China

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1810 ENGLISH Voyages Switzerland CHINA Chardin PERSIA Vietnam Korea 6v Pinkerton

 

‘A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages’ is a monumental and important early 19th-century historical account of world voyages by Scottish historian John Pinkerton. Pinkerton includes notable voyagers as well as essays and treatises on voyages, ranging from the earliest known voyages to late 18th-century expeditions. Includes 65 engraved plates.

 

Notable voyages and events in this complete six volume set include:

  • Bourgoanne’s Travels in Spain
  • Coxe’s Travels to Switzerland
  • Pietro Delle Valle in Persia
  • Jean Chardin in Persia
  • Balbi and Fitch voyages to Pegu
  • Voyages in Tonquin
  • Bovis history of Cochin China

 

Item number: #22815

Price: $995

 

PINKERTON, John

 

A general collection of the best and most interesting voyages and travels, in all parts of the world

 

Philadelphia: Kimber and Conrad, 1810-1811.

 

Details:

  • Collation: 6 volumes
    • 1 – [6], 851, [1]
      • Table of Contents leaf damaged
    • 2 – [2], 833, [1]
      • Wanting title page
    • 3 – [4], 810
    • 4 – [4], 831, [1]
    • 5 – [4], 992
    • 6 – 912
      • Wanting title page, table of contents, and last leaf
    • 65 engraved plates
  • References: Ferguson 473; Cox I, 25; Sabin 62957
    • Cox: “The collection is of great value for its texts, which it sometimes gives entire and sometimes abridged and digested, with as much use as possible of the traveler’s own language.”
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • J. Cramer
    • B. Neill
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~11in X 8.75in (27.5cm x 22cm)

 

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22815

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

PINKERTON, John

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent