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A narrative of the British embassy to China in the years 1792, 1793, and 1794 : containing the various circumstances of the embassy, with accounts of customs and manners of the Chinese; and a description of the country, towns, cities, &c. &c. / by Aeneas Anderson.

Author/Creator:
Anderson, Aeneas.
Publication:
Dublin : Printed by William Porter, for P. Wogan, P. Byrne, W. Jones, B. Dugdale, G. Folingsby, and J. Pots, Jun., 1795.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 278, [26] p. ; 22 cm.
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Subjects:
Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806.
Chinese language.
Voyages and travels.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
China -- History -- Qianlong, 1736-1795.
China -- Description and travel.
Notes:
Includes an 'Appendix containing an account of the transactions of the squadron during the absence of the embassy' (p. [1]-[24]), and a 'Glossary of Chinese words' (p. [25]-[26]).
With a half title.
Written with the assistance of William Combe. Cf. ESTC.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Breck bequest.
Athenaeum copy conserved with a grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.
Athenaeum copy: Library also has copy of 1795 Philadelphia edition.
Cited in:
ESTC(RLIN), N009957
Contributor:
Porter, William, printer, printer.
Wogan, Patrick, bookseller.
Byrne, Patrick, 1741?-1814, bookseller.
Jones, W., bookseller.
Dugdale, Bennett, bookseller.
Folingsby, George, bookseller.
Potts, James, -1796, bookseller.
Breck, Samuel, 1771-1862. , Donor
E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation. , Donor
OCLC:
17013070