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Abel, Clarke, 1780-1826, author.

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 Information
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.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 537
Includes index.
"Errata," 1 page at end.
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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