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An historical, geographical, and philosophical view of the Chinese empire : comprehending a description of the fifteen provinces of China, Chinese Tartary; tributary states; natural history of China; government, religion, laws, manners and customs, literature, arts, sciences, manufactures, &c. / By W. Winterbotham ; to which is added, a copious account of Lord Macartney's embassy, compiled from original communications.

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Author/Creator:
Winterbotham, William, 1763-1829.
Publication:
London : Printed for, and sold by the editor; J. Ridgway, York-Street; and W. Button, Paternoster-Row, 1795.
Format/Description:
Book
[10], 435, [1], 114 p., [7] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., map ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806.
China -- Description and travel -- To 1900
China -- Social life and customs -- 1644-1912
China -- Politics and government -- 1644-1912
Diplomatic and consular service, British.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Contents:
General history of China
General description of the Chinese empire
General description of Chinese Tartary
States tributary to China
Natural history of China
Population and government of China
Religion of the Chinese
Manners and customs of the Chinese
Literature, arts, and sciences of the Chinese
Account of the embassy.
Notes:
"Directions to the binder" p. [10] first group.
"Narrative of the embassy to China" 114 p. at end.
Signatures: [pi]1 a4B-3I43K2 2-P4Q2-Q2).
Penn Provenance:
Norris, Charles (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1795
Cited in:
ESTC T110903
OCLC:
2757744
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