~~ Voyage of the Alceste ~~
|Islanders of Sir James Hall's Group||Corean Chief and Attendants|
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|Lewchewan Chief and Attendants||Garden of the Temple at Lew Chew|
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The Fort Maxwell Lithograph was based upon a drawing by McLeod. It is not found in the first edition of the book.
Collation. Full Title: Narrative of a Voyage, in His Majesty's Late Ship Alceste Along the Coast of Corea to the Island of Lewchew; with an Account of Her Subsequent Shipwreck, London, John Murray (printed by W. Clowes), 1818. Short Title Page (Voyage of the Alceste to Lew Chew), Frontispiece (black and white - Portrait of Capt. Murray Maxwell, R.N.), Full Title Page, Dedication to James Wood, Esq, Advertisement (actually a Preface), Directions for Placing the Plates (lists frontispiece and 5 plates), text of Narrative (numbered pages 1-308), Appendix I. The Court Martial regarding the sinking of the Alceste (pages 309-10), Appendix II. Chronological List of Kings of Lewchew (pages 311-12), Appendix III. Names and Situation of the Lewchew Islands (page 313), Appendix IV. Lewchewan Words and Numerals. (pages 314-18), Appendix V. "The Farewell" - a poem by the Clerk of the Lyra (Pages 319-323) no Advertisements. The book contains 6 illustrations. The Frontispiece (black and white) and 5 color aquatint plates.
Chapter I. Voyage from England to the Brazils, the Cape of Good Hope, Java, and the Gulf of Pe-tche-lee.
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The plates in this edition (second) are on much thinner paper stock (not much thicker than the text pages) than those in the first edition which are on thick paper stock. The plates are not protected by tissue guards.
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