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Attiret, Jean Denis, 1702-1768.

A particular account of the Emperor of China's gardens near Pekin: In a letter from F. Attiret, a French missionary, now employ'd by that emperor to paint the apartments in those gardens, to his friend at Paris. Translated from the French, by Sir Harry Beaumont.

London, Printed for R. Dodsley, and sold by M. Cooper, 1752.
Physical Description:
vi, 50 p. 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB466 C5 P4
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : A ms. note discussing the work is bound at the end.
BAC : Head-pieces.
BEIN College Pamphlets 1031 4: Imperfect: Half-title wanting. From the library of William Whitman Farnam.
Translated by Joseph Spence, who wrote under the pseudonym Sir Harry Beaumont.--Cf. Halkett and Laing.
English short title catalogue, T43683
Subject Terms:
Brit tracts -- 1752.
Farnam, William Whitman, 1844-1929 -- Ownership.
Gardens -- China -- Beijing.
Yüan Ming Yüan.
Spence, Joseph, 1699-1768.

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