1749 Voyages in CHINA Jesuits Gaubil Atlas MAPS Rare Peking Illustrated Prevost

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The ‘General History of Voyages’ by abbe Prevost is one of the largest and most impressive collections of stories of expeditions and world exploration printed in Europe during the 18th-century.

 

This 20th volume covers descriptions of voyages in China. This tome is illustrated with 11 full-page engravings and folding views. Illustrations and topics covered in this tome include:

  • Jesuit voyages to Ning-po and Peking
  • Descriptions and maps of the Hou-quang province
    • Yong Tcheou Fou
    • Vou Tchang Fou
    • Hoang Tcheou Fou
  • Chinese funeral processions and customs
  • Voyages of Antoine Gaubil in Canton, Peking
  • Voyage of Laurent Lange

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1749 Voyages in CHINA Jesuits Gaubil Atlas MAPS Rare Peking Illustrated Prevost

 

The ‘General History of Voyages’ by abbe Prevost is one of the largest and most impressive collections of stories of expeditions and world exploration printed in Europe during the 18th-century.

 

This 20th volume covers descriptions of voyages in China. This tome is illustrated with 11 full-page engravings and folding views. Illustrations and topics covered in this tome include:

  • Jesuit voyages to Ning-po and Peking
  • Descriptions and maps of the Hou-quang province
    • Yong Tcheou Fou
    • Vou Tchang Fou
    • Hoang Tcheou Fou
  • Chinese funeral processions and customs
  • Voyages of Antoine Gaubil in Canton, Peking
  • Voyage of Laurent Lange

 

Item number: #16649

Price: $599

 

PREVOST, abbe

 

Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Ou Nouvelle Collection De Toutes Les Relations De Voyages Par Mer Et Par Terre : Qui ont été publiées jusqu’à présent dans les différentes Langues de toutes les Nations connues: Contenant Ce Qu’Il Y A De Plus Remarquable … Dans Les Pays Ou Les Voyageurs Ont Penetré, …

 

Paris: chez la veuve Didot, 1749. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • [4], 422
    • 11 full-page and folding engravings
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~6.75in X 4in (17cm x 10.5cm)

 

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16649

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

PREVOST, abbe

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete