A new history of China : containing a description of the most considerable particulars of that vast empire / written by Gabriel Magaillans, of the Society of Jesus ... ; done out of French.

Magalhães, Gabriel de, 1609-1677.
Standardized Title:
Doze excelências da China. English
Other Title:
New relation of China
London : Printed for Thomas Newborough ..., 1688.
[24], 352 [i.e. 308] p., 1 folded leaf of plates : plan ; 20 cm. (8vo)
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China -- Description and travel.
Magalhães, Gabriel de, 1609-1677.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Translation into English of: Doze excelências da China.
Signatures: A⁸ a⁴ B-K⁸ L² N-Y⁸.
Pages 149-192 omitted in sequence.
Leaf L2 missigned K2.
Title page within woodcut borders.
"An abridgment of The life and death of F. Gabriel Magaillans ... written by F. Lewis Buglio ..."--P. 340-352.
Translation by John Ogilby.
Local notes:
This title is part of The Library and Reading of Jonathan Swift: a Partial Replication, a collection given to the University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 2005 in memory of Susan Homans Elias and in honor of the late Heinz J. Vienken.
Swift's Library and Reading Coll. copy with p. 273-274 (S1) damaged with some loss of text.
Culture Class Collection copy has autograph of Henry H. Bonnell.
Penn Provenance:
Vienken, Heinz J. (honoree) (Swift's Library and Reading Coll. copy)
Elias, Susan Homans (honoree) (Swift's Library and Reading Coll. copy)
Bonnell, Henry H. (Henry Houston), 1859-1926 (autograph) (donor) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
ESTC, R12530
Wing (2nd ed.), M247
Ogilby, John, 1600-1676.
Newborough, Thomas, bookseller.
Swift's Library and Reading Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Portuguese Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Buglio, Luigi, 1606-1682. Abridgment of the life and death of F. Gabriel Magailans.
Abridgment of the life and death of F. Gabriel Magaillans.
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