TRAVELS IN TARTARY, THIBET, AND CHINA, During the Years 1844-5-6. Translated From the French by W. ...

TRAVELS IN TARTARY, THIBET, AND CHINA, During the Years 1844-5-6. Translated From the French by W. Hazlitt

Huc M. [L’Abbe Evariste Regis]

Published by London Office of the National Illustrated Library [circa 1850], 1850
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2 volumes. Second edition or printing in English, illustrated and unabridged. Extensively illustrated throughout with wood engravings and with a frontispiece plate and vignette title-page to each volume, folding map in Vol. I. 8vo, original mustard embossed cloth, the covers extensively decorated in blind in a pattern featuring thistles, roses and acorns, the spine likewise decorated but in gilt and with gilt lettering, publisher's advertisements as endpapers, t.e.g. viii, 292, 4 ads; xii, 304 pp. A very good and handsome set, scarce in the original cloth, the bindings showing very little wear but for a chip to the outer cloth at the spine head of Vol.I, the text-block very well preserved. THE ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST EUROPEAN TRAVELS TO LHASA AFTER THE EXPULSION OF THE CAPUCHINS. For fourteen years Huc served as an important missionary in China with access to both high officials and the poor he ministered to. He worked in various places including with the Tartars in Mongolia. In this, his first book, he described his journey into Tibet and traces the history of Christianity in China. The mission was sent on behalf of the Holy See, to investigate this little known region. Huc was author of several books on China "written in a lucid, racy , picturesque style which secured for them an unusual degree of popularity.". Bookseller Inventory # 25890

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Publisher: London Office of the National Illustrated Library [circa 1850]

Publication Date: 1850

Binding: Hardcover

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