An Authentic Account of the Embassy of the Dutch East-India Company, to the Court of the Emperor of China, in the Years 1794 and 1795 2 Volume Set - Braam Houckgeest, Andre Everard Van, and Moreau De Saint-Mery, M. L. E. (Edited and translated by)

First published in French in Philadelphia in 1797 and translated into English for the London edition of 1798 reissued here, this travelogue by Andre Everard van Braam Houckgeest (1739-1801) was received with enthusiasm by readers hungry for exotic accounts of distant lands. It vividly describes a visit to the Chinese imperial court by a delegation ... Read More

An Authentic Account of the Embassy of the Dutch East-India Company, to the Court of the Emperor of China, in the Years 1794 and 1795 2 Volume Set 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108029070

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