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The history of that great and renowned monarchy of China [electronic resource] : 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 /
lately written in Italian by F. Alvarez Semedo ... ; now put into English by a person of quality, and illustrated with several mapps and figures ... : to which is added the history of the late invasion and conquest of that flourishing kingdom by the Tartars ...
London : Printed by E. Tyler for Iohn Crook and are to be sold at his shop ..., 1655.
[10], 308, [2] p. : ill., folded map.
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London : Printed by E. Tyler for Iohn Crook and are to be sold at his shop ..., 1655.
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general note
Advertisements:p. [2] (last group).
Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 01344.2.
Original version published as: Relação da propagação da fé no reyno da China e outros adjacentes. Madrid, 1641. Manuel de Faria e Sousa revised and rearranged the original, republishing it as: Imperio de la China. Madrid : Iuan Sanchez, 1642. It was this version that was translated into English. Cf. Backer and Sommervogel, v. 7, col. 1114.
P. [250]-304 are translation of Martini's De bello tartarico historia, with special t.p.: Bellum tartaricum, or, The conquest of the great and most renowned empire of China by the invasion of the Tartars ... / written originally in Latine by Martin Martinius ... and now faithfully translated into English. London : Printed for John Crook, 1655.
Reproduction of original from Columbia University.
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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited to licensing agreements.

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