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An historical, geographical and philosophical view of the Chinese Empire : comprehending a description of the fifteen provinces of China, Chinese Tartary; tributary states; natural history of China; government, religion, laws, manners and customs, literature, arts, sciences, manufactures, &c. / By W. Winterbotham. ; To which is added, a copious account of Lord Macartney's embassy, compiled from original communications.

Author/creator Winterbotham, William, 1763-1829
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[Philadelphia] : London printed: Philadelphia, re-printed for Richard Lee. Dunning, Hyer, and Palmer, printers, 1796.
Description2 volumes ; 21 cm (8vo)
Supplemental Content Evans Digital Edition
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 31648. ^A478749
General noteVol. 1 has an additional title page (p. [5]), identical in wording with the general title page but with the addition of the words "In two volumes. Vol. I." before the imprint. The title page to v. 2 follows the wording of this second title page.
General noteVol. 1: [6], 303, [5] p.; v. 2: 322, [6] p.
General noteError in paging: v. 1, p. 207 misnumbered 237.
General noteBookseller's advertisement, v. 1, p. [307-308]; Prospectuses, v. 2, p. [326-328].
References Evans 31648
Other formsMicroform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Reproduction noteElectronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 31648).
Genre/formBooksellers' advertisements Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Genre/formCancel leaves (Printing)

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