247
247
Magalhães, Gabriel de
A NEW HISTORY OF CHINA, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MOST CONSIDERABLE PARTICULARS OF THAT VAST EMPIRE. LONDON: THOMAS NEWBOROUGH, 1688
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8001,200
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247
Magalhães, Gabriel de
A NEW HISTORY OF CHINA, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MOST CONSIDERABLE PARTICULARS OF THAT VAST EMPIRE. LONDON: THOMAS NEWBOROUGH, 1688
Estimate
8001,200
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Magalhães, Gabriel de
A NEW HISTORY OF CHINA, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MOST CONSIDERABLE PARTICULARS OF THAT VAST EMPIRE. LONDON: THOMAS NEWBOROUGH, 1688
8vo (185 x 112mm.), folding engraved plan of Peking, modern half calf, a1 torn and repaired at foot, plan repaired on verso
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First English edition (translated by John Ogilby from the French edition) of Magalhães's comprehensive description of contemporary China, which he completed in 1668, nearly thirty years after arriving in the country.

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