Uncommon. “The general curiosity excited by the publication of an authentic account of Earl Macartney’s Embassy to China has induced the Editor to compile the present volume, which will be found to give a better and more copious account of that Empire than has hitherto appeared” (advertisement).
First edition. 8vo (21.2 x 12.5 cm.), half-title, engraved frontispiece, 2pp. adverts at end, near contemporary calf-backed boards, frontispiece browned, slightly rubbed, spine sunned, a fine copy.
Stock ID: 96760