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Narrative of the Chinese Embassy to the Khan of the Tourgouth Tartars, in the years 1712, 13, 14, & 15; by the Chinese Ambassador, and published, by the Emperor's Authority, at Pekin. by George Thomas Staunton [trans]; Tulisen - 1st Edition - 1821 - from E C Books (SKU: 032465)

Narrative of the Chinese Embassy to the Khan of the Tourgouth Tartars, in the years 1712, 13, 14, & 15; by the Chinese Ambassador, and published, by the Emperor's Authority, at Pekin.

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Narrative of the Chinese Embassy to the Khan of the Tourgouth Tartars, in the years 1712, 13, 14, & 15; by the Chinese Ambassador, and published, by the Emperor's Authority, at Pekin.

by George Thomas Staunton [trans]; Tulisen

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London: John Murray , 1821 A very good copy in new half leather binding with large folding map, coloured in outline. Written by Tulisen, the Chinese Envoy, and translated by Sir George Thomas Staunton. The binding is in near fine condition, with gilt lines and titles to spine and marbled boards. New endpapers. Internally: large folding map; title page; preface; contents; chronological index; narrative pp 1-223; half title - Appendix; 4 appendices pp 227-330; The End. The map is complete and clean with some repair. There a couple of repaired paper edge tears and a brown mark in the bottom margin of p165. Light spotting to title page. Contents in very good clean condition.

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E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032465
Title
Narrative of the Chinese Embassy to the Khan of the Tourgouth Tartars, in the years 1712, 13, 14, & 15; by the Chinese Ambassador, and published, by the Emperor's Authority, at Pekin.
Author
George Thomas Staunton [trans]; Tulisen
Illustrator
John Walker
Format/binding
Half-Leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
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Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1821
Keywords
nineteenth century China; Tourgouth Tartars; Chinese Embassy to Tartars; Staunton
Bookseller catalogs
HISTORY; TRAVEL & TOPOGRAPHY;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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