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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 540

    WELSH, James (1775-1861). Military Reminiscences; extracted from a Journal of nearly Forty Years' Active Service in the East Indies. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1830. 2 volumes, 8°. 12 engraved maps and plans, many partly aquatinted, 2 folding, and 22 aquatint plates, one folding (some staining and foxing). Original cloth (lacks spines, vol. one lacks lower cover, same vol. broken). Second edition. Abbey Travel 547.

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    WELSH, James (1775-1861). Military Reminiscences; extracted from a Journal of nearly Forty Years' Active Service in the East Indies. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1830. 2 volumes, 8°. 12 engraved maps and plans, many partly aquatinted, 2 folding, and 22 aquatint plates, one folding (some staining and foxing). Original cloth (lacks spines, vol. one lacks lower cover, same vol. broken). Second edition. Abbey Travel 547.

    WOLF, Johann Christoph. The Life and Adventures ... Late Principal Secretary of State at Jaffanapatnam, in Ceylon; together with a Description of that Island. London: for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1785. 8°. (Some staining and discolouration). 19th-century sheep (rubbed, spine worn). Provenance: J. P. Lewis, 1905 (signature on an endpaper and some pencilled marginalia).

    With 2 others, Robert Knox's An Historical Relation of Ceylon (Glasgow, 1911) and Viscount Hinchingbrook's Diary in Ceylon & India, 1878-9 (London, 1879, PRESENTATION COPY). (5)


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