Hamilton, Alexander. A NEW ACCOUNT OF THE EAST INDIES BY ALEXANDER HAMILTON. With numerous Maps & Illustrations. Now edited with Introduction and Notes by Sir William Foster, C.I.E., President of the Hakluyt Society. 4to, First Edition in this form; Volume I ONLY, pp. [ii], xxxviii, 260(last blank); 3 folding maps, frontispiece, facsimile title-page & 4 text illustrations; original quarter vellum, with buckram sides, gilt; uncut and unopened; a very good copy; scarce. London; The Argonaut Press; 1930.
***VOLUME ONE ONLY. The complete work in two volumes is a limited edition of 975 numbered sets. The original edition was published in Edinburgh in 1727 and the work covers the observations of Captain Hamilton during the years 1688 to 1723 when he was engaged in trade and navigation between the Cape of Good Hope and Japan. #22724

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