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Creator:
Wathen, James.
Title:
Journal of a voyage, in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China : returning by the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena : in the H.C.S. the Hope, Capt. James Pendergrass / by James Wathen ; illustrated with twenty-four coloured prints, from drawings by the author.
Alternate Title(s):
Wathen's Voyage to Madras, China, &c
Voyage to Madras, China, &c
Published/Created:
London : Printed for J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley [etc.] 1814.
Physical Description:
xx, 246 p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS412 .W38 1814+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS412 .W38 1814+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Spine title, on publisher's printed label: Wathen's Voyage to Madras, China, &c. Price £3, 3s. boards.
Colored aquatints by J. Clark; after James Wathen.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 517
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-tooled polished calf; bound by Zaehnsdorf. Plates are hand-colored. Copy 2 bound in original quarter green cloth and brown paper boards, with publisher's printed spine label. Plates are uncolored. Bookplate: Egremont.
Contents:
New Custom House -- Fort St. George -- Great Pagoda -- 1st view from the Great Pagoda -- 2nd view looking N. from the Pagoda -- Fort and scenery near Chingleput -- Bramin's tomb -- George Town -- Dr. Mackinnon's residence -- View, looking over George Town, to the Queeda coast -- Mr. Amee's house and mill -- Mallacca, with the Hope at anchor in the roads -- Ancient gateway, leading to the water, at Malacca -- Franciscan monastery at Macoa -- Church of St. Lazarus near Macoa -- Camoen's Cave -- Macoa, with the Church of St Antonio, from Camoen's Garden -- Anson's Bay -- View looking up the Tigris -- China Street -- Banqueting room at a Mandarin's house --View of the Bocca Tigris -- Coll. Doveton's house -- James Town, St. Helena.
Subject Terms:
China -- Description and travel.
East Indies -- Description and travel.
J. Nichols, Son -- Publisher.
Madras (India) -- Description and travel.
Voyages and travels.
Zaehnsdorg -- Bookbinder.
Form/Genre:
Travel literature.
Aquatints -- 1814.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1814.
Contributors:
Clark, J., fl. 1789-1830, engraver.
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