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Creator:
Crawfurd, John, 1783-1868.
Title:
Journal of an embassy from the governor general of India to the court of Ava in the year 1827 / by John Crawfurd ... late envoy ; with an appendix containing a description of fossil remains by Professor Buckland and Mr. Clift.
Published/Created:
London : Henry Colburn, 1829.
Physical Description:
xi, [1], 516, 89, [1] p., [12] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., map ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS527.7 .C73 1829+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Aquatints by John Heaviside Clark; after W.E. Reid.
Lithographs by George Scharf; after William Clift. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Printed by S. and R. Bentley, Dorset Street, Fleet Street.
Wood engravings in text.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 405
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf with marbled boards. Armorial bookplates: Sir James Brabazon Urmiston and Henry Brabazon Urmiston.
Contents:
Contents of the plates: A plan of the Burman Dominions -- Plan of the fortress and city of Ava -- The white elephant -- Ancient temple at Pugan -- Profile of a man covered with hair -- Portrait of a woman of the Kyen Tribe -- Shwe-Maong a native of Lao. Infant child of Shwe-Maong -- Image of Gautama on his throne, from a temple at Sagaing -- [Five plates of fossil remains].
Subject Terms:
British -- Burma.
Burma -- Description and travel.
Colburn, Henry -- Publisher.
Hullmandel, C. -- Printer.
Paleontology -- Burma.
S. and R. Bentley -- Printer.
Urmiston, Henry Brabazon -- Bookplate.
Urmiston, James Brabazon, Sir -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- 1829.
Wood engravings -- 1829.
Lithographs -- 1829.
Contributors:
Buckland, William, 1784-1856.
Clift, William, 1775-1849, ill.
Reid, W. E., ill.
Clark, John Heaviside, ca. 1770-1863, engraver.
Scharf, George, 1788-1860, lithographer.
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph, 1789-1850, printer of plates.
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