TRAVELS INTO DIVERS PARTS OF EUROPE AND ASIA, UNDERTAKEN BY THE FRENCH KING'S ORDER TO DISCOVER A NEW WAY BY LAND INTO CHINA. CONTAINING MANY CURIOUS REMARKS IN NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, GEOGRAPHY, HYDROGRAPHY, AND HISTORY TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF GREAT TARTARY, AND OF THE DIFFERENT PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THERE; To which is Added A Supplement extracted from Hakluyt and Purchas; giving an account of several Journeys over Land from Russia, Persia, and the Moguls Country to China. Together with the Roads and Distances of the Places. Father Philippe Avril.
TRAVELS INTO DIVERS PARTS OF EUROPE AND ASIA, UNDERTAKEN BY THE FRENCH KING'S ORDER TO DISCOVER A NEW WAY BY LAND INTO CHINA. CONTAINING MANY CURIOUS REMARKS IN NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, GEOGRAPHY, HYDROGRAPHY, AND HISTORY TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF GREAT TARTARY, AND OF THE DIFFERENT PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THERE; To which is Added A Supplement extracted from Hakluyt and Purchas; giving an account of several Journeys over Land from Russia, Persia, and the Moguls Country to China. Together with the Roads and Distances of the Places.
TRAVELS INTO DIVERS PARTS OF EUROPE AND ASIA, UNDERTAKEN BY THE FRENCH KING'S ORDER TO DISCOVER A NEW WAY BY LAND INTO CHINA. CONTAINING MANY CURIOUS REMARKS IN NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, GEOGRAPHY, HYDROGRAPHY, AND HISTORY TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF GREAT TARTARY, AND OF THE DIFFERENT PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THERE; To which is Added A Supplement extracted from Hakluyt and Purchas; giving an account of several Journeys over Land from Russia, Persia, and the Moguls Country to China. Together with the Roads and Distances of the Places.

TRAVELS INTO DIVERS PARTS OF EUROPE AND ASIA, UNDERTAKEN BY THE FRENCH KING'S ORDER TO DISCOVER A NEW WAY BY LAND INTO CHINA. CONTAINING MANY CURIOUS REMARKS IN NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, GEOGRAPHY, HYDROGRAPHY, AND HISTORY TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF GREAT TARTARY, AND OF THE DIFFERENT PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THERE; To which is Added A Supplement extracted from Hakluyt and Purchas; giving an account of several Journeys over Land from Russia, Persia, and the Moguls Country to China. Together with the Roads and Distances of the Places.

London, England: Printed for Tim. Goodwin at the Maidenhead over-against St. Funstan's Church in FleetStreet. 1693. First English. Leather-bound. 12mo. Contemporary calf Translated from the original French., with anti-Catholic and anti-Jewish sentiments out there for all to read.
Mottled, marbled calf. Red and black title page. Front hinge starting but still well -attached. With occasional marginalia and bracketing. Good Only. Item #76862

Missionary travel by a Jesuit in order to find an overland means into China.

"Among the various Professors of the Christian Religion, they who call themselves Roman-Catholicks have appeared most zealous to spread abroad their Superstitions in the far-distance and New-discover'd parts of the World. Whether it be that the Curse of the Jews be upon 'em, to be scatter'd or'e the fact of the Earth' or wheher it be that their affinity with Anti-Christ makes 'em more eager in search of whom they may devour.." (from note "The Translator to the Reader"). Tiny worm tunnels for the first 135 pp. 178 pp. total, plus two pages of advertising at the very end of the book.

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