Travels in China, [electronic resource] : containing descriptions, observations, and comparisons, made and collected in the course of a short residence at the imperial palace of Yuen-min-yuen, and on a subsequent journey through the country, from Pekin to Canton: : in which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations. : [Two lines of quotations in Latin and English] / By John Barrow, Esq. late private secretary to the Earl of Macartney, and one of his suite as ambassador from the King of Great Britain, to the Emperor of China.

Barrow, John, Sir, 1764-1848.
The first American edition.
Philadelphia: : Printed and sold by W.F. M'Laughlin, no. 28, North Second-Street., 1805.
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 7955.
8, 422 p. : ill., music, port. ; 22 cm.
Qianlong, Emperor of China, 1711-1799.
China -- Description and travel.
China -- Social life and customs.
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United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
"Printed by W.F. M'Laughlin, no. 28, N. Second-Street."--colophon, p. 422.
Error in paging: p. 184 misnumbered 284.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 7955).
Includes bibliographical references.
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