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The history of that great and renowned monarchy of China. Wherein all the particular provinces are accurately described: as also the dispositions, manners, learning, lawes, militia, government, and religion of the people. Together with the traffick and commodities of that countrey

Semedo, Alvaro, 1585-1658.

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London : Printed by E. Tyler for I. Crook, 1655.

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5 unnumbered leaves, 308 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf including ports., map : engr. frontispiece, plates, folded map ; (folio)


The history of the invasion by the Tartars, p. [251]-304, has special t.-p.: Bellum tartaricum, or, The conquest of the great and most renovvned empire of China, by the invasion of the Tartars ... Written originally in Latine by Martin Martinius ... London, Printed for J. Crook, 1655

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Wing S2490

ESTC R22006

Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), S2490


  • English

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