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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