Athanasius Kircher - China Illustrata - 1979

Description
Athanasius Kircher - China Illustrata - 1979
History, Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1

Nice clothbound hardcover facsimile copy of Athanasius Kirchner's 1667 edition of 'China Illustrata'. This reprint was published in Nepal in 1979 as volume 24 in the series 'Bibliotheca Himalayica' and was edited by H.K. Kuloy.
The book contains an introduction in English to the 1979 edition, as well as translations of the tabe of contents, Part II, chapter three and four; the original edition was published in Latin in Amsterdam 1667 by Johannes Jansson van Waesberg, so is the reprint with b/w ill.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Athanasius Kircher
Book Title
China Illustrata
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1979
Edition
Reprint
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Ratna Pustak Bhandar, Kathmandu
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
237
Dimensions
34×25 cm
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