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TRAVELS OF THE JESUITS, into various parts of the world: particularly China and the East-Indies. Intermix'd with an account of the manners, government, civil and religious ceremonies, natural history, and curiosities,
London T. Piety, 1762. of the several nations visited by those fathers. Translated from the celebrated Lettres edifiantes & curieuses. To which is now prefixed [or rather appended], An account of the Spanish settlements, in America, with a general index to the whole work. SECOND and BEST ENGLISH EDITION corrected 1762, (first published in English in 1743, see below, Hill Pacific Voyages). 2 VOLUMES, complete set, 8vo, approximately 190 x 115 mm, 7½ x 4¾ inches, 1 folding plate of the Ginseng plant, 5 folding maps (The Malabar and Cormandel Coasts; Eusebio Francisco Kino, map of the American southwest, "Passage by Land to California Discovered by Eusebius Francis Kino a Jesuit; Map of Terra del Fuego; Map of Nangasak called by the Chinese Tchangk, Mission of the Moxos, Peru), pages: (2), vi, xxii, (2), (1)-487; (2), 4, (4), (1)-507, (1), 24, (17), bound in plain modern full sheep, raised bands and gilt lettering to spines, new endpapers. Spines faded, gilt bright, slightly trimmed set, 1 volume just slighly smaller than the other, just shaving running title in a few places, the Malabar map has a longish tear to top inner section repaired on blank side, with slight loss, very occasional small light stain to margins, Volume I: a couple of tiny pale stains to title page, small pale damp stain to lower inner corner of signatures G and K, small hole in lower margin of G2, small closed tear to lower inner corner of page 399, neatly repaired with no loss, small closed tear to inner edge of 1 map; Volume II: early ink name on title page, a few pale stains on page 77, no loss of legi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]

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