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Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks
AuthorLe Comte, Louis, 1655–1728
Date1697
FormatBook
Description586 pages
LanguageEnglish
PublisherLondon: Benj. Tooke ... and Sam Buckley ...
SubjectHistory
ContributorUniversity of California Libraries
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