London, South Kensington
16 November 2004
Africa and the Middle East
OVINGTON, John. A Voyage to Suratt, in the Year, 1689. Giving a Large Account of that City, and its Inhabitants, and of the English Factory there. Likewise a Description of Madeira ... St. Helena ... Bombay, the City of Muscatt, and its Inhabitants in Arabia Felix ... the Cape of Good Hope, and the Island Ascention, London: Jacob Tonson, 1696. 8° (187 x 110mm). 2 folding engraved plates, folding printed table, with the half title and final blank. (One plate torn and repaired, the other loose, top margins throughout very lightly browned.) 18th-century calf, gilt crowned cypher on sides (rebacked, edges and corners slightly worn). Provenance: Philip Gosse Weppons (booklabel). FIRST EDITION. Mendelssohn II, p.131; Wing 0701.
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