1780 Voyages in CHINA Dutch Exploration Naverette Jesuit Missions CHINESE ARTS

La HARPE, Jean-François

$599.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

The best book of its kind!

 

A rare book La Harpe’s ‘General History of Voyages’! This extensive work was begun by La Harpe, and, after the first 21 volumes, was completed by several other historians. Not only does this work describe the geography of specific voyages, but it covers the sciences, commerce, religion, and customs of people groups from Africa, Asia, Americas, and Pacific Islands.

 

According to Sabin, La Harpe’s ‘Voyages’ is

“a work that has met with greater success than any other of the same kind; the fidelity of the narration, the striking details of adventures, and the lively pictures of manners, etc., it presents, will always give it a peculiar and lasting merit. Contains all the early voyages of America.

 

This volume includes some of the world’s most famous voyages including:

  • Voyages in China
  • Dutch negotiations with China
  • Voyages of Dominic Fernandez Navarette in China, Jesuit missions in China
  • Description of Chinese provinces with attention given to Chinese arts, commerce, manufacturing, and social classes
  • Descriptions of Chinese sciences, medicine, astronomy, music and poetry, language, and Confucius philosophy
  • Descriptions of Korea, Tartary, Mongolia, Tibet, Usbekistan, and Turkestan
    • On the Dali Lama; King of Tibet and Tangut
  • Voyages in Siberia and Japan
  • Voyages of Johann George Gmelin in Siberia
    • On the customs of Ostyak and Samoyedic peoples
    • Siberian costumes and clothing
  • Voyages of Abbe Chappe
  • Voyages of Engelbert Kaempfer in Japan
    • Japanese government, religion, natural history

$599.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Image Gallery Description & Details

1780 Voyages in CHINA Dutch Exploration Naverette Jesuit Missions CHINESE ARTS

 

The best book of its kind!

 

A rare book La Harpe’s ‘General History of Voyages’! This extensive work was begun by La Harpe, and, after the first 21 volumes, was completed by several other historians. Not only does this work describe the geography of specific voyages, but it covers the sciences, commerce, religion, and customs of people groups from Africa, Asia, Americas, and Pacific Islands.

 

According to Sabin, La Harpe’s ‘Voyages’ is

“a work that has met with greater success than any other of the same kind; the fidelity of the narration, the striking details of adventures, and the lively pictures of manners, etc., it presents, will always give it a peculiar and lasting merit. Contains all the early voyages of America.

 

This volume includes some of the world’s most famous voyages including:

  • Voyages in China
  • Dutch negotiations with China
  • Voyages of Dominic Fernandez Navarette in China, Jesuit missions in China
  • Description of Chinese provinces with attention given to Chinese arts, commerce, manufacturing, and social classes
  • Descriptions of Chinese sciences, medicine, astronomy, music and poetry, language, and Confucius philosophy
  • Descriptions of Korea, Tartary, Mongolia, Tibet, Usbekistan, and Turkestan
    • On the Dali Lama; King of Tibet and Tangut
  • Voyages in Siberia and Japan
  • Voyages of Johann George Gmelin in Siberia
    • On the customs of Ostyak and Samoyedic peoples
    • Siberian costumes and clothing
  • Voyages of Abbe Chappe
  • Voyages of Engelbert Kaempfer in Japan
    • Japanese government, religion, natural history

 

Item number: #25583

Price: $599

 

La HARPE, Jean-François

 

Abrégé de l’histoire générale des voyages.

 

A Paris : Hôtel de Thou, 1780.

 

Details:

  • Collation: complete
    • 7 – [4], 525, [1]
      • 5 engravings
    • 8 – [4], 494
      • 8 engravings
    • 9 – [4], 418
      • 2 engravings
    • References: Brunet III, 771; Sabin 38632
    • Language: French
    • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Size: ~8in X 5in (20.5cm x 13cm)

 

Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!

                                                             

25583

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

La HARPE, Jean-François

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete