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ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE WEST COAST OF COREA, AND THE GREAT LOO-CHOO ISLAND. With an appendix, containing charts, and various hydrographical and scientific notices. --- And a Vocabulary of the Loo-Choo language by H. J. Clifford, Esq. by HALL. CAPTAIN BASIL - First Edition - 1818 - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 9612)

ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE WEST COAST OF COREA, AND THE GREAT LOO-CHOO ISLAND. With an appendix, containing charts, and various hydrographical and scientific notices. --- And a Vocabulary of the Loo-Choo language by H. J. Clifford, Esq.

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ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE WEST COAST OF COREA, AND THE GREAT LOO-CHOO ISLAND. With an appendix, containing charts, and various hydrographical and scientific notices. --- And a Vocabulary of the Loo-Choo language by H. J. Clifford, Esq.

by HALL. CAPTAIN BASIL

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John Murray. London. 1818. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.9 x 8.9 inches). xvi, 222, 130, 72pp of vocabulary and sentences etc. Illustrated with 5 maps and charts (2 folding), 8 hand-coloured aquatints, 1 aquatint (uncoloured), and 1 engraved plate. Small worm holes to the bottom corner of the margin of the last few pages and the first few pages a little creased but overall very good in recent full brown morocco leather binding. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments double box ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border to boards. Marbled endpapers.

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Title
ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE WEST COAST OF COREA, AND THE GREAT LOO-CHOO ISLAND. With an appendix, containing charts, and various hydrographical and scientific notices. --- And a Vocabulary of the Loo-Choo language by H. J. Clifford, Esq.
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HALL. CAPTAIN BASIL
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John Murray. London. 1818
Date published
1818
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