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An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China; including cursory observations made, and information obtained in travelling through that ancient empire, and a small part of Chinese Tartary / Together with a relation of the voyage undertaken on the occasion of His Majesty's ship the Lion, and the ship Hindostan, in the East India company's service, to the Yellow Sea and Gulf of Pekin; as well as of their return to Europe. Taken chiefly from the papers of His Excellency the Earl of Macartney ... Sir Erasmus Gower ... and of other gentlemen. In the several departments of the embassy. By Sir George Staunton.

Staunton, George, Sir, 1737-1801.
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London : W. Bulmer for G. Nicol, 1797.

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2 volumes : illustrations, frontispiece (portraits), plates (some folded), fldg. maps ; (4to and folio) + atlas.

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ESTC T103540


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