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Ellis, Sir Henry (1788-1855) Journal of the Proceedings of the Late Embassy to China.
London: Printed for John Murray, 1817.
First edition, portrait frontispiece of William Pitt Amherst, 1st Early Amherst (1773-1857), ambassador extraordinary to the court of China's Quing dynasty; illustrated with large folding engraved map, two full-paged maps, and seven hand-colored aquatint plates, some spotting; bound in original calf boards, quite scratched, old rebacking, front board detached, 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.