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BRELIN, JOHAN: - Beskrifning öfver en äventyrlig resa til och ifrån Ost-Indien, Södra America, och en del af Europa, åren 1755, 56, och 57. Upsala, Tryckt i Kongl. Acad. Tryckeriet, 1758.

. Pp. (xii), 144, (6). Contemporary paper covered boards, later rebacked with calf spine with title lettered in gilt, somewhat rubbed. Old ownership inscription. [M.G. Wallenstråle (1733-1807), Swedish bishop of Gothenburg]. Book label. First edition of an adventurous voyage in the service of the Swedish East India Company to the East Indies and China between the years 1755 and 1757. The expedition sailed via Cadiz and Java arriving in Chinese waters in August 1755. The ship stayed at Canton for a few months before it returned via the Cape, St. Helena, and Ascension Island. Brelin's account vividly describes Canton with its people, housing and customs. Borba de Moraes p. 124. Holmberg pp. 43-44. Löwendahl 492.
EUR 2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2174.42 | £UK 1765.5 | JP¥ 283326] Book number 99884

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