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Barrow, Sir John (1764-1848) A Voyage to Cochinchina, in the Years 1792 and 1793.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1057
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Barrow, Sir John (1764-1848) A Voyage to Cochinchina, in the Years 1792 and 1793. London: for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806. First edition, quarto, folding copper-plate engraved map with route marked by hand in red bound as frontispiece, illustrated with twenty-one illustrations, consisting of twenty hand-tinted views and portraits, and one chart with hand-outlining; a slightly rough copy with signs of handling, some tears, and other defects, in contemporary boards with an old and failing rebacking, a good candidate for restoration of this book with subtly hand-colored views of people and places in Madeira, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Vietnam, and the non-Bantu Khoisan people of Southern Africa; 10 1/8 x 8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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John, Art media, Book frontispiece, Khoisan, Visual arts, London, Rio de Janeiro, Vietnam

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