Pinkerton, John. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in all Parts of the World. Volume the Eight. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1811. 4o. marquilla, 776 p.
First edition. 16 images and frontispiece by Hodges and George Cooke. Presents rust stains on some pages. Hardcover, spine and corners bound in leather.
John Pinkerton was a contemporary of historian Edward Gibbon and the novelist Sir Walter Scott. He wrote books on Scottish history as well as poetry. All in all, this work is comprised of 17 illustrated volumes. Volume VIII describes journeys to the East Indies, particularly India.
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