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CAMPBELL (Donald). A Journey Over Land to India, Partly by a route never gone before by any European... In a series of letters to his son. Comprehending his Shipwreck and Imprisonment with Hyder Alli and his Subsequent Negotiations and Transactions in the East.1795

London: Printed for Cullen and Company, First edition, 4to (300 x 230 mm), 3 parts in one plus appendix, xvii, [3], 176, 138, 181, 9, [1]pp., without half-title, Large paper copy, cont. full red morocco by Kalthoeber with their binders ticket on front-free endpaper, expertly rebacked with the orig. spine laid-down, a.e.g. a nice copy. The book is divided into three parts: the first covers the overland journey through Europe, and then by sea from Venice to Aleppo, by way of Zante and Cyprus; part two contains much detail on Aleppo and the Turks and ends with his arrival and stay in Mosul; part three to Baghdad, Basra, and by sea down the Persian Gulf to Bushire and on to India. Wilson, p. 36; Cox I, p. 306.

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