An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham Emperour of China : delivered by their excellcies Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. Wherein the cities, towns, villages, ports, rivers, &c. in their passages from Canton to Peking, are ingeniously described by Mr. John Nieuhoff, steward to the ambassadours. Also an epistle of Father John Adams their antagonist, concerning the whole negotiation. With an appendix of several remarks taken out of Father Athanasius Kircher.; Englished and set forth with their several sculptures, by John Ogilby, Esq; master of his Majesties revels in the kingdom of Ireland.
By: Nieuhof, Johannes
Contributor(s): Goyer, Pieter de | Keizer, Jacob de | Kircher, Athanasius | Ogilby, John | Schall von Bell, Johann Adam | Nederlandse Oost-Indische CompagnieLanguage: English Original language: Dutch Publisher: London : Printed by John Macock for the author, MDCLXIX .Description: , 146, 149-184, 205-327, , 18, , 106,  p.,  leaves of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 42 cm.Other title: Embassy sent by the East-India Company, of the United Provinces to the Grand Tartar Cham or Emperour of China delivered at Pekin by Peter de Goyer and Iacob de Keyzer Ao. 1655Uniform titles: Gezantschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, den tegenwoordigen keizer van China. English. Subject(s): China -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
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Title page in red and black.
With an additional title page (plate), engraved and signed: An embassy sent by the East-India Company, of the United Provinces to the Grand Tartar Cham or Emperour of China delivered at Pekin by Peter de Goyer and Iacob de Keyzer Ao. 1655. W. Hollar fecit, 1668.
Text and register are continuous despite pagination.
"A narrative of the success of an embassage sent by John Maatzuyker de Badem, General of Batavia; unto the emperour of China & Tartary, the 20. of July 1655. ... written by a Jesuite in those parts" (caption title) has separate pagination and register.
"An appendix or special remarks taken at large out of Athanasius Kircher his Antiquities of China." (caption title) has separate pagination beginning with quire B.
ANTHRO copy lacks several plates.
Illustrations from pages 37 and 38 missing.