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China monumentis, quà sacris quà profanis ... [China illustrata]
AuthorKircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680
Pub. LocationAmstelodamiPublisherapud Joannem Janssonium à Waesberge & Elizeum Weyerstraet
Date1667Phys. Desc.8 p. l., 237, [11] p. : ill., 23 plates, map ; 37 cm.
LocationDigital Archives, and Rare Book FolioCall NumberDS708.K58 1667
Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu China monumentis, qvà sacris quà profanis, nec non variis naturæ & artis spectaculis, aliarumque rerum memorabilium argumentis illustrata, auspiciis Leopoldi Primi roman. imper ...
Added t.p., engraved. "Elenchus librorum a P. Athanasio Kirchero ... editorum": 2 p. at end.

Monumenti syro-sinici interpretatio.--De variis itineribus in Chinam susceptis.--De idololatria ex Occidente primùm in Persidem, Indiam ac deinde in ultimas Orientis, Tartariæ, Chinæ, Japponiæ regiones successivâ propagatione introducta.--China curiosis naturæ & artis miraculis illustrata.--De architectonica cæterisque mechanicis artibus Sinensium.--De Sinensium literatura.

Library copy markings (B[ibliotheca] M[ajor] ZKW M11).
N.B. Library copy missing two important engravings, those of Schall and of Ricci & Xu Guangqi. Bindery note inserted indicates missing sheets.
Another copy Gleeson Library Rare Book Room Folio.

The full text of China monumentis is available online on several websites.
See ECHO website.
See also: Internet Archive.
See also: Beyond Ricci (as China Illustrata).

For complete bibliographic information see Ad Dudink & Nicolas Standaert, Chinese Christian Texts Database (CCT-Database).
Local access digital pdf. [Kircher-China monumentis.pdf]

See also Hathi Trust.

Subject(s)China--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
China--Civilization--16th-17th centuries--European views
China--Antiquities--Early works to 1800
China--Civilization--Western views and opinions--17th-18th centuries
Jesuits--China--Reports
Jesuits--Missions--China--History--16th-18th centuries
Chinese language--Study and teaching--Early works to 1800
China--Study and teaching--Europe--History--17th century
Rec. TypeBook, and Digital Book (PDF)LanguageLatin
CollectionRouleau ArchivesRec. #4190
LCCN04-12928OCLC3488438