A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red-Sea, on the coast of Arabia and Egypt; and of a route through the desarts of Thebais, in the year 1777; with a supplement of a voyage from Venice to Latichea; and of a route through the desarts of Arabia, by Aleppo, Baghdad, and the Tygris, to Busrah, in the years 1780 and 1781, in letters to a lady. Eyles IRWIN.

A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red-Sea, on the coast of Arabia and Egypt; and of a route through the desarts of Thebais, in the year 1777; with a supplement of a voyage from Venice to Latichea; and of a route through the desarts of Arabia, by Aleppo, Baghdad, and the Tygris, to Busrah, in the years 1780 and 1781, in letters to a lady.

London: J. Dodsley, 1787. THIRD EDITION. Octavo, two volumes, pp.xvi; 387; [1]. pp.[2]; 401; [1]. With five folding maps and views, and four plates. Bound in later brown quarter calf over brown cloth boards, titles in gilt on red and green squares to spine. Generally bright and clean with just occasional spotting and toning, repaired tear to the map facing page 90. A very good copy in a sound binding. Eyles Irwin had a successful career in the East India Company, becoming superintendent of the company's affairs in China. He published several volumes of poetry and was a member of the Royal Irish Academy. Item #48088

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