A New Account of the East Indies. ALEXANDER HAMILTON.

A New Account of the East Indies.

London, The Argonaut Press, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to. 26cm, in Two volumes. xxxvii,259 & vi,225,(2)pp., Edition limited to 975 copie, out of series, with 2 frontispieces & 11 illustrations included in the pagination, 8 maps (6 folding)., in the original quarter vellum and green cloth boards, gilt spine titles, a fine set, virtually unopened. (Tr) Bevis, p.89. Cordier Indo-Sinica II: 1529 (1st ed.); Hill, p. 440:" This important work treats the whole of the Orient including Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia, India, Goa, Ceylon, Bengal, Pegu, Siam, Malaca, Johore, Sumatra, Java, the Moluccas, Borneo, Cambodia, Viet Nam, China, the Philippines, Formosa and Japan." Neither this edition nor the 1st edition are in Lust, Diba, nor the Essex Inst. Cat. This edition is based on the original edition, published in Edinburgh in 1727, and contains reproductions of title pages. There were also London editions of 1739, 1744 and 176 4; as well, the work was included in Pinkerton's General Collection. Item #40253

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