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Jesuit books
AuthorBernard Quaritch Ltd
Pub. LocationLondonPublisherBernard Quaritch Ltd
Date2000Phys. Desc.52 p. ; 30 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberZ3108.L5 Q92 2000
Contains several works concerning the China mission: Emmanuel Diaz, Tianwen lüe [Explicatio sphaerae coelestis], a treatise on the sphere and principles of astronomy (1615) using new European advances by Galileo and the telescope (17); Several works by Luis Frois; a dispatch from Japan on the fall of Hidetsugu (22), annual letter (1596) from Japan, describing converts, Amakusa, Omura, building of churches, Korea and Korean missions, converted Korean slaves in Japan (23); account of Christian martyrdom in Japan (24); letter from Nagasaki (1596) on diplomatic efforts between China and Japan over Korea; the ambassadors meeting with Hideyoshi is described, but earthquakes, comets, and other omens occur (25); Alexandre de Gouvea, Carta do excellentissimo... on the progress of Chrstianity in Korea, the rise of a self-administered hierarchy, baptisms (28); works by Kircher and Leibniz, Nicolau Pimenta on Goa and the Indies (57-60), Luis Pineyro history of Japan (61), Ricci and Trigault De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas (65); Entrata nella China (66); Johann Adam Schall von Bell, Historia relatio de ortu et progressu fide orthodoxae in regno Chinense...an account of the mission and court life, an account of the Manchu conquest, early Qing dynasty court life, the Li Zicheng rebellion and the fall of the Ming (75); Orazio Torsellino, life of Francis Xavier (79)
SeriesBernard Quaritch Ltd. Special list 2
Rec. TypeBook (Sale catalog)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #9203