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The general history of China

J.-B Du Halde

The general history of China

Containing a geographical, historical, chronological, political and physical description of the Empire of China, ... adorn"d with curious maps, and ... copper plates. Done from the French of P. du Halde. ... The third edition corrected.

by J.-B Du Halde

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Published by printed for J. Watts: and sold by B. Dod in London .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 5481, no. 1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4v.,plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16915666M

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