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A Picturesque Voyage to India by the Way of China

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Date: 1810

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This work describes and illustrates the Daniell's long voyage to China and then to India which began in April 1785 onboard the Indiaman Atlas. They arrived in China at Whampoa in August 1785 and after several months in China they sailed on to Calcutta.

The plates include views of Madeira the cape of good hope Indonesia (Java and Malay) China (Macao Canton river and Canton) the straits of Malacca the bay of Bengal and Calcutta. The accompanying text includes observations and descriptions of the people and places visited.

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Bobins I 284; Abbey Travel 516; Tooley (1954) 173.

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Publisher: London: T. Davis for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme and William Daniell.

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English

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Date Added: 2019-05-15

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