A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA, IN THE YEAR MDCCLIV.; AND AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF The Operations of the Squadron and Army in India, under the Command of Vice-Admiral Watts and Colonel Clive ... ALSO, A JOURNEY From PERSIA To ENGLAND, BY AN UNUSUAL ROUTE. Edward Ives.
A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA, IN THE YEAR MDCCLIV.; AND AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF The Operations of the Squadron and Army in India, under the Command of Vice-Admiral Watts and Colonel Clive ... ALSO, A JOURNEY From PERSIA To ENGLAND, BY AN UNUSUAL ROUTE.

A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA, IN THE YEAR MDCCLIV.; AND AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF The Operations of the Squadron and Army in India, under the Command of Vice-Admiral Watts and Colonel Clive ... ALSO, A JOURNEY From PERSIA To ENGLAND, BY AN UNUSUAL ROUTE.

London: Edward and Charles Dilly, 1773. First edition. Hardcover. 506 pages. 24.6 x 20 cm. With two folding engraved maps and 13 engraved plates. Ives traveled to India as surgeon of the Kent, the flagship of Vice-Admiral Charles Watts, commander-in-chief in the East Indies. The work includes an account and illustration of Geriah Fort (now Vijaydurg), a notorious pirate stronghold until the East India Company sent admiral Watts and Clive to seize the town and burn the ships. His return journey was by way of Basra, Baghdad, Mosul, Diarbekir, Bir, Aleppo, Latichea, Cyprus and Leghorn. ESTC T12210. WILSON p.107. Scattered spotting, overall clean and fresh, spine lettered and decorated in gilt with red and black spine labels. Modern three quarters tan calf and marbled boards. Near fine. Item #22164

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