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Abel, Clarke, 1780–1826

Narrative of a journey in the interior of China, and of a voyage to and from that country, in the years 1816 and 1817 : containing an account of the most interesting transactions of Lord Amherst's Embassy to the Court of Pekin and observations on the countries which it visited / by Clarke Abel, M.D. F.R.S. F.L.S. and member of the Geological Society, Chief Medical Officer and naturalist to the Embassy ; illustrated by maps and other engravings.

Additional Title(s):

Abel's travels in China

Travels in China

London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row, 1819.
London : Printed by A. Strahan, Printers-Street, [1819]
Physical Description:
xvi, 420 pages, [23] leaves of plates ([4] folded) : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS709 .A24 1819+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Spine title, on publisher's original printed label: Abel's travels in China.
Aquatint engravings by T.H. Fielding; after William Havell, Henry Raper, Clarke Abel, Sydenham Edwards, J. Edwards, and William Jackson Hooker. Engraving after A. Richard.
Plates dated Octr. 1st 1817.
Includes index.
"Errata," 1 page at end.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 537
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary paper covered boards, with printed spine label. Cloth spine (rebacked?).
MED,HSL DS 819A: "Errata" inserted.
Subject Terms:
Abel, Clarke, 1780-1826 -- Travel -- Asia.
Amherst of Arracan, William Pitt Amherst, Earl, 1773-1857.
China -- Description and travel.
China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.
Southeast Asia -- Description and travel.
Voyages and travels.
Aquatints -- 1819.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
Engravings -- 1819.
Stipple engravings -- 1819.
Travel literature.
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, engraver.
Abel, Clarke, 1780-1826, illustrator.
Edwards, J. C., active 19th century.
Edwards, Sydenham, 1768-1819, engraver.
Havell, William, 1782-1857, illustrator.
Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865, illustrator.
Raper, Henry, 1799-1859, illustrator.
Richard, A., illustrator.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, publisher.
Strahan, Andrew, -1831, printer.

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