Hall, Basil: Account of A Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea, and the Great Loo-Choo Island; With Two Charts. Captain Basil Hall.
Hall, Basil: Account of A Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea, and the Great Loo-Choo Island; With Two Charts
Hall, Basil: Account of A Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea, and the Great Loo-Choo Island; With Two Charts

Hall, Basil: Account of A Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea, and the Great Loo-Choo Island; With Two Charts

Philadelphia: Abraham Small, 1818. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #21337

8vo. 201,(1)pp plus 2pp publisher's announcement of a forthcoming medical book. Two charts are present: The West Coast of Corea and the Great Loo-Choo Island.


This is one of the first accounts of Korea by a European.


Later full deep blue morocco, spine in six compartments with raised bands, leather lettering labels, gilt; the spine and boards tooled in blond. Marbled endpapers. The paper is uniformly browned with occasional foxing, gilt rubbed in places, else this is a very good copy and untrimmed.


The English edition was published in London in 1818.

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Price: $500.00

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