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Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu China monumentis: qvà sacris quà profanis, nec non variis naturæ & artis spectaculis, aliarumque rerum memorabilium argumentis illustrata, auspiciis Leopoldi Primi roman. imper ...

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Description
Athanasius Kircher based this text on European explorers' descriptions and drawings of Asian countries. The intended purpose was to display the origins of Asian customs and offer strategies for missionaries.
Names
Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1667
Place: Amstelodami
Publisher: apud Joannem Janssonium a Waesberge & Elizeum Weyerstraet
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: (Parsons) VWIP+ (Kircher. Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu China monumentis)
Topics
China -- Description and travel
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Prints
Illustrations
Maps
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Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. l., 237, [11] p. ab illus., 23 pl. (partly fold.) port., 2 fold. maps. ac 38 cm
Engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 3488438
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13034598
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): affb37d0-c6ec-012f-9ffa-3c075448cc4b
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