1817 1ed Voyages of the HMS Alceste KOREA CHINA India Exploration Pagan Rituals

M’LEOD, John [Macleod]

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The HMS Alceste was a 19th-century British ship which, following the Treaty of Paris, was deployed on a diplomatic mission to China and Korea. Written by John M’Leod, a British surgeon, ‘Narrative of a Voyage’ is a thorough, detailed account of the Alceste’s voyage to China. It includes descriptions of Malaysian, Chinese, and Korean cultures, influences of Dutch trade in Asia, and the differences in Asian religious rituals – pagan rites, Mahomedanism influences, sultan-led ceremonies, and much more.

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1817 1ed Voyages of the HMS Alceste KOREA CHINA India Exploration Pagan Rituals

 

The HMS Alceste was a 19th-century British ship which, following the Treaty of Paris, was deployed on a diplomatic mission to China and Korea. Written by John M’Leod, a British surgeon, ‘Narrative of a Voyage’ is a thorough, detailed account of the Alceste’s voyage to China. It includes descriptions of Malaysian, Chinese, and Korean cultures, influences of Dutch trade in Asia, and the differences in Asian religious rituals – pagan rites, Mahomedanism influences, sultan-led ceremonies, and much more.

 

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M’LEOD, John [Macleod]

 

Narrative of a voyage in His Majesty’s late ship Alceste, to the Yellow Sea, along the coast of Corea, and through its numerous hitherto undiscovered islands, to the island of Lewchew : with an account of her shipwreck in the straits of Gaspar

 

London : John Murray …, 1817. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [8], 288
    • 5 color plates
  • Provenance:
    • Armorial Bookplate – Stanwick
    • Handwritten – Captain W. D. Thorburn, 1966
    • Handwritten – S. Mitcalfe, 1966
    • Handwritten – L. C. Wilkinson, 1966
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

 

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17062

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

M’LEOD, John [Macleod]

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete