[KS] Re: Alceste

Thomas Duvernay goongdo at hotmail.com
Sun Dec 31 09:09:07 EST 2000

> Dear all,
> I have found a copy of the book written around 1816 about the voyage of
> the ship "Alceste" to Korea, etc (4-5 illustrations, a map and around
> 300 pp. of text).
> Since I am not a specialist of that age, could you tell me if the
> aforementioned book is now very rare to find (or not), and maybe give to
> me a approx. evaluation (in dollars) of it? (I think that the bookstore
> that has is asking too much of it: $375)
> G. Andrea Campana
> Dottore di Ricerca
> Storia delle Relazioni Internazionali
> via Guido Banti 20/a
> 50139 Firenze (Italia)
> Tel +39/055/4377455
> ancampana at libero.it

If you check Abebooks.com, there are many copies of the book, with
originals seeming to be over $400; 1963 reprints are just a fraction of


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