Hakluyt Travel 16th Cent South China Exploration Maps
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South China in the Sixteenth Century: Being the Narratives of Galeote Pereira, Fr Gaspar da Cruz OP, Fr Martin de Rada OESA (1550-1575).
Boxer, C.R. (editor)
London, The Hakluyt Society, 1953, First Edition., 1953. 8vo [22.5 x 15 cm]; xcii, 388 pp, 12 plates including frontis & 2 double-page plans, 8 maps including 3 fldg, bibliog, table of emperors to 1912, glossary of Chinese terms, names, index. orig cloth, gilt vignette on front cover, gilt spine title lettering, spine slightly faded but fine and clean, gilt bright. This volume contains three narratives describing South China as it appeared to Portuguese and Spanish visitors in 1550-1575, with an extensive 74 page introduction by the editor which gives the historical context. A little rubbed and scuffed with occasional foxing, but not in bad shape.
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