John Pinkerton - A General Collection of the Best and most Interesting Voyages and Travels; Hindostan - 1811
A General Collection of the Best and most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World; many of which are now first translated into English. Digested on a new plan; Illustrated with Plates Volume the Eighth - Hindostan - (ii), 776 pp. + 16 copper plates.
Title plate, title page,
The Journal of Sir Thomas Roe - Ambassador from His Majesty King James the First of England (...) pp. 1-56 + 2 copper plates,
Bernier's Voyage to the East Indies containing the history of the late revolution of the Empire of the Great Mogul pp. 57-234 + 1 copper plate,
Extract from Tervernier's Voyages pp. 235-257,
A new account of the East Indies being the observations and remarks of Capt. Alexander Hamilton (who spent his time there from the year 1688 to 1723 trading and travelling) pp. 258-522 + 12 copper plates,
A discovery of two foreign sects in the East Indies: The Banians and the Persees pp. 523-572,
A Journey from Madras through the countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar by Francis Buchanan pp. 573-776.
Condition: Good. Bindings and endpapers renewed. Interiors good. Paper is odourless. The 16 full-page engravings are in good condition.
“(...) About 1818 he left London for Paris, where he made his headquarters until his death on 10 March 1826. His remaining publications were the Recollections of Paris in the years 1802–5 (1806); a very useful General Collection of Voyages and Travels (1808–1814) (...)”
- Number of Books
- Geography, History, Illustrated, Travels
- Author/ Illustrator
- John Pinkerton
- Book Title
- A General Collection of the Best and most Interesting Voyages and Travels; Hindostan
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- London, Longman, hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 27×22 cm