Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 307

Estimate: $ 700 - $ 900
Annesley, George, Earl of Mountnorris, Viscount Valentia (1770-1844) Voyages and Travels to India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia, and Egypt. Three large quarto volumes, illustrated with three engraved vignettes and sixty-nine engravings (three folding and eight folding charts), bound in full contemporary uniform diced russia, rebacked, 11 1/2 x 9 in. (3) London: Printed for William Miller by W. Bulmer, 1809.

Additional Details

First edition. The artist Henry Salt (1780-1827) was chosen by Valentia to travel as his secretary and to record images of the journey. Hilmy I, page 38; Abbey Travel 515.