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Author Name    Cranmer-Byng, J.L., editor. Introduced by Jonathan Spence. (Lord Macartney.)

Title   AN EMBASSY TO CHINA. BEING THE JOURNAL KEPT BY LORD MACARTNEY DURING HIS EMBASSY TO THE EMPEROR CH'IEN-LUNG 1793-1794.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Publisher   London Folio Society 2004

Illustrator   William Alexander.

Seller ID   29434

314 pp, 10 3/8" H. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt lettering, decorated paper-covered boards (dragon and lion motif), map endpapers. "Illustrated with watercolour sketches made during the embassy by William Alexander." Slipcase decorated with reproduction of "a view of the city wall of Poan-gin with vessels of various kinds lying under it, 4 November 1792". "The text of Lord Macartney's journal is reprinted from 'An Embassy to China', edited by J.L. Cranmer-Byng, first published by Longmans in 1962. For the present edition, (his) extensive annotation and appendices accompanying the journal have been abridged, and a few other minor emendations made." Contents: Introduction; Editorial Note; Members of the Embassy; A Journal of the Embassy to China; Lord Macartney's Observations Upon China; Appendices: An Edict from the Emperor Ch'ien-lung to King George III; Biographical Notes on Lord Macartney and William Alexander; Notes; Index. Book is Fine. Slipcase has minor edge rubbing, a tiny scuff on the rear panel.

George  Macartney,  Lord  Macartney,  Journals,  Personal  Reminiscences,  18th  Century,  Travel,  China,  Agriculture,  Architecture,  Bamboo,  John  Barrow,  Boatmen,  Boats,  Buttons,  Canals,  Canton,  Guangzhou,  Ch'ang-lin,  Changlin,  Viceroy  Of  Canton,  Cehng-ji,  Zhengrui,  Ch'ien-lung,  Qianlong,  Emperors,  Chinese  People,  Chou  Ta-jen,  Qiao  Renjie,  Chusan,  Zhoushan,  Robert  Clive,  Dress,  East  India  Company,  Firearms,  Food  And  Drink,  George  III,  Government,  Diplomacy,  Sir  Erasmus  Gower,  Great  Wall,  Hindostan,  Ho-shen,  Heshen,  Government  Officials,  Interpreters,  Howtow,  Ketou,  HMS  Lion,  MacAo,  William  Mackintosh,  Mandarins,  Missionaries,  Opium,  Pekin,  Peking,  Beijing,  Planetarium,  Presents,  Punishments,  Religion,  Russia,  Silk,  Soldiers,  Sir  George  Leonard  Staunton,  George  Thomas  Staunton,  Sung-yun,  Songyun,  Tartars,  Tea,  Tibet,  Tientsin,  Trade,  Foreign  Trade,  Tungchow,  Tong  Xian,  Wang  Ta-jen,  Wang  Wenxiong,  Women,  Yellow  River,  Yuan-ming  Yuan,  Commerce,  Chinese  Empire. 

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