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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
Author Le Comte, Louis, 1655–1728
Date 1697
Format Book
Description 586 pages
Language English
Publication London: Benj. Tooke ... and Sam Buckley ...
Subject History
Contributor University of California Libraries
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