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English: A Geographical, Historical, Chronological, Political, and Physical Description of the Empire of China and of Chinese Tartary was a 1735 compilation of reports by Jesuit missionaries in China by the French Jesuit Jean-Baptiste Du Halde. Most of these images come from's copy of the 1736 Dutch reprint and can be improved by adding images from the BNF's Gallica edition of the original French printing, available via link from Wikipedia. The work also exists in an English edition, where it is translated as The History of China.
Français : Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.
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Main subject history of China,
Jesuit China missions
Edition number
  • 2
Place of publication
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Number of parts of this work of art
  • 4 book
Publication date
  • 1736
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Description de la Chine (fr) édition en 4 tomes de 1736 (fr); uitgave van Jean-Baptiste Du Halde (nl)


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