Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794.Containing the various Circumstances of the Embassy, with accounts of Customs and Manners of th Chinese; and a Description of the Country, Towns, Cities, &c. &c.
London: Printed for J. Debrett, Opposite Burlington-House, Picadilly. 1795.
Rare book. 4to, original, full calf gilt, marbled endpapers; pp.xxiv + 278 + (26)(appendix, glossary and advert). Fine. Slightly scuffed at corners.
A detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney starting from 5pm Tuesday 25th September when the ship sets sail until 1794. The text includes a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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