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Memoirs of Father Ripa, during thirteen years' residence at the court of Peking in the service of the Emperor of China....
AuthorRipa, Matteo 馬國賢, 1682-1746
Prandi, Fortunato
Pub. LocationLondonPublisherJ. Murray
Date1844Phys. Desc.viii, 160 p. ; 18 cm.
LocationRare Book CabinetCall NumberDS708.R5813 1844
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.

Keywords: Cardinal de Tournon imprisonment ; Macao ; painting ; craftsmen ; Description of Beijing ; navigation ; Nanjiang huo ; Chinese medical practices ; Chinese customs and traditions ; Engravers and engraving ; the Great Wall, Jehol, the Emperor Kangxi ; food and delicacies, fireworks, womens feet, landscape gardening, wrestling and archery, beards ; Chinese College ; Russian embassy, Count Ismailof, missionaries ; death of the Emperor Kangxi ; Chinese students.

Subject(s)China--Description and travel--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Sources
Missions--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Personal narratives
China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Sources
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #89
OCLC3209045