Travels in South-Eastern Asia. Volumes I & II. Embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam, and China; with notices of numerous missionary stations, and a full account of the Burman Empire

Price: 550.00 USD

London: Charles Tilt, 1839. Very Good. Two Volumes. Octavo (12 x 19.3 cm). Dark Green morocco finely ornamented with gilt tendrils, curls, trefoil and tulip design to front and rear boards. Spine adorned with gilt lily pattern set tendril-cornered frames set in panels 1,3,5. Gilt lettering set in second and fourth panels. Gilt floral raised bands. AEG. There is minor edge wear to spine and tips and a 1/2 x 3 inch strip of morocco torn from rear board of Vol. I. Otherwise a lovely presentation set. Vol. I: xi, 324 pp. with folded engraved map of South Eastern Asia bound in. Illustrated with dozens of engravings throughout text. Gift inscription: "Rowland V. Cockerell from his sincere friend Octavius N. Knox on his leaving Eton. Xmas. 1848" on prelim. Vol. II: viii, 364. Illustrated with steel engravings and muscial notation in text. A fine travel log by The Reverend Howard Malcolm, (1799-1879) of Boston. In addition to his missionary travels and writings, The Reverend Malcolm was the first clergyman of the Federal St. Baptist Church; settled in 1827, where he served from 1828 to 1835. Author of numerous reference works on theology including Theological Index: References to the principal works in every department of religious literature. (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1868) and A dictionary of the most important names, objects, and terms, found in the Holy Scriptures (Boston: Lincoln and Edmands, 1848) First edition. Very Good.

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