History Archive > Journal of the Proceedings of the Late Embassy to China (1817)

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Journal of the proceedings of the late embassy to China; : comprising a correct narrative of the public transactions of the embassy, of the voyage to and from China, and of the journey from the mouth of the Pei-Ho to the return to Canton : interspersed wih observations upon the face of the country, the polity, moral character, and manners of the Chinese nation : the whole illustrated by maps and drawings

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Date: 1817

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Includes engraved frontispiece portrait of Lord Amherst, ambassador to the emperor of China, 3 maps (1 folded), seven hand-colored plates showing the emperor's summer palace near Tien-Sing, Anchorage at Tong-Chow, Temple of Quan-Yin Mun near Nankin and other views of the Yangtze river and harbor cities. These and one map engraved by J. Clark after Charles Abbot (1 after M. Brownrigg)

Bound in paper-covered boards; label with brief title on spine; bookplate of Hunter Rodwell on front pastedown

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Publisher: London: : Printed for John Murray, Albemarle-Street

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English

Pages: 568

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Getty Research Institute

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ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-02-10

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