A New Account of the East Indies. With numerous maps & illustrations.; Now edited with introduction and notes by Sir William Foster

London: Argonaut Press, 1930. First edition thus, 1/975 copies on Japon vellum (first published Edinburgh, 1727). 4to. 2 volumes: xxxvii, 259; vi, 225 pp. Illustrated, plates, title-page facsimiles, folding maps. Hill Collection 765 (this edition): "This important work, first published in Edinburgh in 1727, treats the whole of the Orient, including Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia, India, Goa, Ceylon, Bengal, Oegu, Siam, Malacca, Johore, Sumatra, Java, the Moluccas, Borneo, Cambodia, Viet Nam, China, the Philippines, Formosa, and Japan." Very good, untrimmed and mostly unopened copy; previous owner’s bookplates on front paste-down endpapers. Quite scarce in the slipcase. Original quarter-vellum and gilt-stamped decorated green cloth, gilt spine titles, publisher's green cloth slipcase. (#5976). Item #58778

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