|Memoirs of Father Ripa, during thirteen years' residence at the court of Peking in the service of the Emperor of China....|
|Full title: Memoirs of Father Ripa, during thirteen years' residence at the court of Peking in the service of the Emperor of China; with an account of the foundation of the college for the education of young Chinese at Naples / selected and translated from the Italian, by Fortunato Prandi.|
"Condensed from Ripa's "History of the Chinese college" published at Naples in 1832 in three volumes"--preface.
Library copy bound with: Journal of a residence among the Negroes in the West Indies, by Matthew Gregory Lewis, London, 1845.
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