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China : arts and daily life as seen by Father Matteo Ricci and other Jesuit missionaries
AuthorRicci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610
Schütte, Josef Franz
Guadalupi, Gianni
Ricci, Franco Maria
Bussagli, Mario
Pub. LocationMilanPublisherFranco Maria Ricci
Date1984Phys. Desc.226 p. ; color ill. ; 36 cm. in case
LocationFolio Cabinet 2Call NumberDS708.C57313 1984
China : arts and daily life as seen by Father Matteo Ricci and other Jesuit missionaries / edited by Gianni Guadalupi ; introduction by Joseph Franz Schütte, S.J. ; note on the illustrations by Mario Bussagli ; [designed by] Franco Maria Ricci.
Includes indexes.
***Graphic resource: Full-color plates accompanying descriptive text taken from letters and documents by Ricci, et al. with emphasis on the practical sciences: agricultural, sericulture, silk manufacturing, rice harvesting, ships and shipping, porcelain making, weaving cotton, making and processing tea...etc. (Italian edition at DS708.C573 1980) Copy n. 436 of 5,000. In presentation case.
Subject(s)China--Description and travel--16th-17th centuries--Pictorial works
Jesuits--China--Correspondence
China--Civilization--Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1911
China--Civilization--Pictorial works
Technology--China--History
SeriesThe Signs of Man ; 10
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionBibl. Sinensis Soc. IesuRec. #7114
ISBN8821630099 ; 9788821630095OCLC14401419