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The Devil Paid His Due.
The Devil Paid His Due.
[by J.Barrow?]
Pub.d by J.Wallis. No 16, Ludgate Street. March 6 1784.
Engraving. 250 x 350mm. Trimmed within plate, small loss of printed surface.
Charles James Fox tied to an elephant's tail, being whipped by Justice. In December 1783 the coalition government of Charles James Fox (1749-1806) and Lord North was removed from office by George III after a sustained campaign of public vilification. James sayer was the son of a merchant captain from Great Yarmouth Norfolk. He openly attacked Fox, many of his cartoons damaging Fox's career. Fox had supported American Independence.
BM: 6440.
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A Sketch of a Journey from Zhe-Hol in Tartary by land to Pekin
A Sketch of a Journey from Zhe-Hol in Tartary by land to Pekin and from thence by Water to Hang-Tschoo-Foo in China.
By J. Barrow. Engraved by B.Baker, Islington.
London, Published April 12, 1796, by George Nicol.
Engraved map. 670 x 490mm, 26½ x 19¼. Creased and folded as normal.
Map of a journey made by the Macartney Embassy to China, the first British embassy to that country, 179294, published in Sir George Staunton's account of the mission. Macartney had gone to the summer palace at Jehol (Chengde) to meet the Qianlong emperor, with little success. He returned to Beijing overland, before travelling south to Hangzhou on the Yangtze River delta via the 1000-mile Imperial Canal.
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Sketch of A Journey from Hang-Tchoo-Foo To Quang-Tchoo-Foo or Canton in China. by J. Barrow.
Sketch of A Journey from Hang-Tchoo-Foo To Quang-Tchoo-Foo or Canton in China. by J. Barrow.
Engraved by B. Baker Islington.
Published April the 12th, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. 670 x 500mm (26¼ x 19¾"). Staining top & bottom.
The second part of the route across China taken by the George Macartney mission after meeting the Emperor. Starting in Hangzhou on the Yangtze River delta they passed Nankin on route to Canton, where they met the ships that were to take them home. It was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China', the first British embassy to China. See item ref: 37515, 'Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794' for a detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney, including a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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A Chart on Mercator's Projection, containing the Track and Soundings of the Lion, the Hindostan and Tenders, from Turon-Bay in Cochin-China
A Chart on Mercator's Projection, containing the Track and Soundings of the Lion, the Hindostan and Tenders, from Turon-Bay in Cochin-China to the mouth of Pei-Ho River in the Gulf of P-Tche-Lee or Pekin by J. Barrow.
Engraved by B. Baker Islington.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. 740 x 520mm (29 x 20½"). Staining.
A map of the coast between Da Nang in Vietnam and Beijing in China illustrating the route taken by the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 179294. It was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'. Shows site of Hong Kong. See item ref: 37515, 'Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794' for a detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney, including a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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A Sketch by Compass of the Coast of the Promontory og  Shan-tung
A Sketch by Compass of the Coast of the Promontory og Shan-tung with the Track of the Ships and the Soundings from the place of first making the Land to the Strait of Mi-A-Tau. By J. Barrow 1793.
Engraved by B. Baker Islington.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. 695 x 540mm (27½ x 21¼") Staining top & bottom.
A chart of the coast around Shandong, mapped by members of the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 179294. A view shows the passage between Zhifu Island and Kongtong Island. The chart was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'. See item ref: 37515, 'Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794' for a detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney, including a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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Sketches of the Island of Santo Paulo, commonly called Amsterdam, in the Indian Ocean...
Sketches of the Island of Santo Paulo, commonly called Amsterdam, in the Indian Ocean...
J. Barrow del. W. Skelton sculp.
London Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. Sheet 420 x 560mm (16½ x 22"). Trimmed. Staining.
A map and view of Île St Paul in the southern Indian Ocean, with a detail of Crater Bay, recorded by members of the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 179294. However 'Amsterdam' is another island, named by Anthony van Diemen after his ship 'Nieuw Amsterdam' when he visited the island in 1633, 50 miles to the north. The maps was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'. See item ref: 37515, 'Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794' for a detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney, including a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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[Da Nang]. A Chart of part of the Coast of Cochin-China Including Turon Harbour and the Island Callao
[Da Nang]. A Chart of part of the Coast of Cochin-China Including Turon Harbour and the Island Callao From an actual Survey in 1793.
J. Barrow del.t. B. Baker sculp.t.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. Sheet 560 x 420mm (22 x 16½"). Staining bottom left & top right.
A map of the coast around Da Nang in Vietnam with a coastal profile, sketched by members of the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 179294. It was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'. Da Nang is now most famous for the huge American airbase there during the Vietnam War. See item ref: 37515, 'Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794' for a detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney, including a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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A General Chart, on Mercator's Projection, to Shew the Track of the Lion and Hindostan
A General Chart, on Mercator's Projection, to Shew the Track of the Lion and Hindostan from England to the Gulph of China, and of their Return to England, with the daily statement of the Barometer and Thermometer as observed at noon; containing also the limits of the Chinese Empire, as extended by the Conquests of the present Emperor, Tchien-Lung.
J. Barrow del.t. B.Baker sculp.t.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. Sheet 620 x 960mm (24½ x 37¾"). Creasing top left. Binding folds, one with a small split.
Map of the route taken by the George Macartney to China, heading the first British embassy to that country, 179294. It was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'.
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A Chart of the Islands to the Southward of Tchu-San on the Eastern Coast of China
A Chart of the Islands to the Southward of Tchu-San on the Eastern Coast of China generally laid down from one published by Alexander Dalrymple Esq with additions and alterations by J Barrow.
Engraved by B. Baker Islington.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. Sheet 560 x 420mm (22 x 16½"). Staining at bottom left & top right.
A chart of the coast around Ningbo, including Zhousan and other islands, mapped by members of the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 179294. Insets show a 360° circular panorama of Zhousan harbour and a detail of the south ocast of the island. The chart was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'. See item ref: 37515, 'Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794' for a detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney, including a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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