London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
WATHEN, James. Journal of a Voyage, in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China; returning by the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena. London: for J. Nichols, son and Bentley; Black, Parry & Co., 1814. 4° (265 x 216mm). 24 hand-coloured aquatints (text lightly spotted throughout, margins of plates very lightly browned). Contemporary calf (front cover detached, joints broken on rear cover but cords firmly holding, marks of adhesive tape on covers along joints, rubbed and scuffed). FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 517; Gay 1063.
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