Campbell (Donald) A Journey Over Land and Sea to India,

Campbell (Donald) A Journey Over Land and Sea to India,

Code: 10173

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.Campbell (Donald) A Journey Over Land and Sea 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, FIRST EDITION, 3 parts in one plus appendix, without half-title, xvii[xviii] errata, part 1 [1-2] 1- 176, part 2, [1-2] 3-138, part 3, [1-2] 3- 181, appendix [1-2] 3-9 [10 blank], LARGE PAPER COPY, BOUND IN FULL CONTEMPORARY RED STRAIGHT GRAINED MOROCCO, BY KALTHOEBER WITH HIS BINDERS LABEL on front-free end-paper, re-backed with the original spine laid down, inner joints repaired, spine tooled in gilt, covers slightly worn and stained, a.e.g. [slight repair to page xiii] large 4to, London, Printed for Cullan and Company. 1795

Huntress, Shipwrecks, 123C; Wilson p. 36. Cox 1, p.306.

The book is divided into three parts: the first covers the overland journey through Europe then by sea from Venice, Trieste, Zante, Alexandria and Cyprus, part two contains much detail on Aleppo and the Turks and ends with his arrival and stay at Mosul; part three Bagdad and Basra then by sea down to the Persian Gulf to Bushire and thence to Goa where he is shipwrecked on the coast on his way to Madras captured by Hyder All's soldiers and imprisoned at Hydernagar, he eventually makes his way to Bombay.