Ad Orientem. London, W.H. Allen & Co., 1889.
. Pp. xii, 388. With 26 tinted lithographed plates, several finished in colour by hand, 2 maps (of which one folding) and one facsimile receipt in Japanese tipped in. Original crimmon cloth, gilt, with some fading and marks. Internally crisp and clean. First edition. A narrative based on two voyages in the 1870's visiting India, Ceylon, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Japan and North America by an amateur botanist. The plates are made after the author's drawings and depict plants, fruits, views and natives along the route. This work contains several references to coffee cultivation. See Hünersdorff, Coffee Bibliography, p. 539.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessionelle Verkäufer
€ 500.00 | CHF 538.5]
Sonstige Stichworte: Asia general, middle east, asia, asian, asie, asiatic, travel, exploration, explore, voyage, india, indian, bangalore, ceylon, singhalese, batavia, indonesia, java, china, kina, chinese, singapore, hong kong, canton, japan, pacific, america, north america