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The Chinese traveller. Containing a geographical, commercial, and political history of China, with a particular account of their customs, manners, religion ... &c. To which is prefixed, the life of Confucius ...

Author: Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: London, Printed for E. and C. Dilly, 1775.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1034953
Description: 2 volumes frontispieces (portrait, folded map) 2 plates, 1 folded table 19 cm
Contents: Volume 1: The life of Confucius --
General description of the Empire of China --
A description of the city of Nanking --
A description of the city of Canton --
A description of the city of Peking --
Of the policy and government of China --
Of the religion and worship of the Chinese --
Of the coins and money of the Chinese --
Of the trade, merchandize, and shipping of the Chinese --
Of the agriculture and gardening of the Chinese --
Of the trees, shrubs, and plants of the Chinese --
Of the language of the Chinese --
A compendium of the Chinese grammar. Volume 2: Of the skill of the Chinese in the sciences --
Of the arts and manufactures of the Chinese --
Of the customs and manners of the Chinese --
Of the dress of the Chinese --
Of the festivals and diversions of the Chinese --
Of the grandeur of the Chinese in their travelling ; their triumphal arches, towers, etc. --
Of the rivers, lakes, and volcanoes in China --
Of the fossils, beasts, birds, and fishes in China --
The state of physick in China --
Their taste in poetry, history, and plays
Responsibility: Collected from DuHalde, LeCompte, and other modern travellers.

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