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Title(s):

The emperor of China's palace at Pekin : and his principal gardens, as well in Tartary, as at Pekin, Gehol and the adjacent countries : with the temples, pleasure-houses, artificial mountains, rocks, lakes, &c. as disposed in different parts of those royal gardens : with an exact elevation of the great mogul's superb throne : the whole neatly engraved on twenty copper-plates twelve inches square, from the original views, correctly taken on the spot.

Additional Title(s):

Emperor of China's palace at Peking

Published/Created:
London : Printed for and sold by Robert Sayer, Henry Overton, Thomas Bowles, and John Bowles and Son, MDCCLIII [1753]
Physical Description:
[2] pages, 20 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 40 x 51 cm (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 82
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
English short title catalogue, N70314
BAC Folio A 2022 82: Bound in contemporary quarter leather and red boards.
Subject Terms:
China -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Gardens -- China -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Etchings.
Contributors:
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, publisher, bookseller.
Overton, Henry, 1675 or 1676-1751, publisher, bookseller.
Bowles, Thomas, -1767, publisher, bookseller.
John Bowles & Son, publisher, bookseller.
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