Sketch of A Journey from Hang-Tchoo-Foo To Quang-Tchoo-Foo or Canton in China. by J. Barrow.
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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