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STAUNTON, Sir George Leonard (1737--1801) )
[Authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China. 1798]
An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China; ... Together with a relation of the voyage undertaken ... by his Majesty's ship the Lion, and the ship Hindostan, ... to the Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Pekin; ... Taken chiefly from the papers of his excellency the Earl of Macartney, ... Sir Erasmus Gower, ... and of other gentlemen in the ... Embassy. By Sir George Staunton, ... The second edition, corrected. In three volumes. ...
London: printed for G. Nicol, 1798.
3 vols : 21.0 cm. (8º)
I: xvi, 429, [1] p., [1] fold. map.
II: xv, [1], 383, [1] p., [1] fold. map.
III: xvii, [1], 490 p., [1] fold. letterpress table.

First edition 1797 with frontispieces dated 1796 (q.v.). ESTC t117623; Sabin 90843.

Binding C19th calf, gilt roll-tool borders, gilt double-rule spine, red spine-labels. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 8s. 6d., 3 November 1829. (Archive 7/10/19).

Reference Number 3353


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