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Western China : a journey to the great Buddhist centre of Mount Omei

Author: Virgil C Hart; Ticknor and Fields,; John Wilson and Son,
Publisher: Boston : Ticknor and Company, 1888.
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Hart, Virgil C. (Virgil Chittenden), 1840-1904.
Western China.
Boston, Ticknor, 1888
(OCoLC)605586738
Named Person: Virgil C Hart; Virgil Chittenden Hart
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil C Hart; Ticknor and Fields,; John Wilson and Son,
OCLC Number: 2185062
Notes: "University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U.S.A."--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: x, 306 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations, folded map ; 20 cm
Contents: Hankow ; Journey to Ichang ; Scenery ; Arrival ; Hiring a boat ; Delays and incidents --
Ichang Gorge ; Scenery along the river ; Tracking ; Rapids ; A tramp ; Towers ; A climb ; Fishing --
A curious custom ; A beautiful retreat ; Kwei-cheu-foo ; Book-selling ; A scene ; A wreck ; Wan-Hsien, its importance --
Poppy ; Ferries ; Fungteu ; A legend ; Peculiar customs ; Priests ; A strange visit to Tophet ; Chungking --
Chungking ; A Sunday before the walls ; Telegraph gives trouble ; Riot of 1886 ; Proclamations ; A visit ; A Chinese mansion --
A journey through the province ; Chinese inns --
The great brine and fire wells ; Our reception --
Rural scenes ; The valley of Chenteu --
Chenteu ; Its historical monuments ; Lao-Tsz's birthplace ; Slavery --
Mount Omei --
Province of Sz-Chuan.
Other Titles: Journey to the great Buddhist centre of Mount Omei
Responsibility: by Rev. Virgil C. Hart, B.D.

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