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A new general collection of voyages and travels. Vol. 4 : Description of China, Korea, eastern Tartary, Tibet. Travels through Tartary, Tibet & Bukhâria to & from China, 1246-1698
AuthorAstley, Thomas, d. 1759
Green, John, d.1757
Pub. LocationLondonPublisherPrinted for Thomas Astley
Date1745-1747Phys. Desc.Dig. pdf. [4 v. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberDig. [G160.A85 1745]
A new general collection of voyages and travels : consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, with respect to the several empires, kingdoms ... also the manners and customs ... so as to form a compleat system of modern geography and history ...
Compiled by John Green, but known as the Astley collection.
v. 1. First voyages of the Portugueze to the East Indies, 1418-1546. First voyages of the English to Guinea, and the East Indies, 1552-1598. First voyages of the English to the East Indies, set forth by the company of merchants, 1600-1620. Voyages to Africa and the islands adjacent, 1455-1721.--v.2. Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea.--v.3. Voyages and travels to Guinea, Benin, Kongo and Angola. Description of Loango, Kongo, Angola, Benguela, and adjacent countries. Description of the countries along the eastern coast of Africa, from Cape of Good Hope to Cape Guarda Fuy. Voyages and travels in China, 1655-1722.--v.4. Description of China, of Korea, eastern Tartary and Tibet. Travels through Tartary, Tibet, and Bukhâria, to and from China, 1246-1698.

Chapter VI: The Travels of Benedict Goez, from Lahor in the Mogol's Empire, to China, in 1602.
Chapter VII: Travels through Tibet, to and from China, By several Missioners (Andrade, Chesaud, Grueber, Desideri, della Penna).
Chapter VIII: Travels into Western Tartary, by Order of the Emperor of China, or in his Retinue, between the years 1688 and 1698 by John Francis Gerbillon, Jesuit.

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Subject(s)Voyages and travels--Early works to 1800
Europeans--Asia--History--Early works to 1800
Asia--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Jesuits--Missions--China--History--16th-18th centuries
Jesuits--Missions--Asia--16th-18th centuries
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17249