Reisen durch Ostindien; waehrend der Jahre 1780, 1781, 1782 und 1783 ; Aus dem Englischen

Hamburg: Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann, 1793-1794. First edition. 12mo.176, [iv] pp. 5 engravings (2 foldouts). Bound with: Capitain Watkin Tench. Geschichte von Port Jackson in Neuholland von 1788 bis 1792. Nebst einer Beschreibung der Insel Norfolk mit ihren Anbaue in eben diesem Zeitraume. [vi], 244 pp. Foldout engraving and map. Leather backed marbled boards, gilt lettering spine, loss of leather foot of spine, overall very good condition. (91343). Item #14285

William Hodges (1744-1797) was an English painter. He was a member of James Cook's second voyage to the Pacific Ocean. In 1793 Hodges published an illustrated book about his travels in East India. Watkin Tench (1758-1833) was a British marine officer. In 1788 he published a Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson.

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