STAUNTON, Sir George Leonard.
An authentic account of an Embassy
from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China [...] with notices of Tristan d'Acuna, Amsterdam, Java, Sumatra, Cochin-China. Taken chiefly from the papers of His Excellency the Earl of Macartney.
First edition. 3 volumes, comprising 2 volumes 4to text and landscape folio atlas (45 x 56 cm.). 44 engraved maps and plates, some folding, marginal tear to plate 41 repaired; text volumes contemporary diced russia rebacked to style; atlas half calf over marbled boards to match, a fine clean set.
Cordier (Sinica), 2381-83; Hill 1628; Lowendahl 697; Lust 545 & 547.