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The Wise man from the West
AuthorCronin, Vincent
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherDutton
Date1955Phys. Desc.300 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberBV3427.R46 C7 1955
The wise man from the West / by Vincent Cronin.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Excellent color reproduction of Ricci's portrait, with b/w plates of Valignano, the Imperial Palace (from a scroll by Feng Qi), the Wanli Emperor, studios of the Imperial palace and a concert (after Qiu Ying), audience hall, Empress Xiaodun, & Paul Xu Guangqi. Includes maps of Ricci's voyage to China and routes taken within the country.
Subject(s)Ricci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610
Jesuits--China--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--Biography
Catholic Church--Missions--China--History--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEdition1st American ed.Rec. #10504