History of the two Tartar Conquerors of China, including the two Journeys into Tartary of Father Ferdinand Verbiest in the Suite of the Emperor Kang-hi: From the French of Père Pierre Joseph d'Orléans, of the Company of Jesus. To which is added Father Pereira's Journey into Tartary in the Suite of the same Emperor, From the Dutch of Nicholaas Witsen

1st Edition

R.H. Major, The Earl of Ellesmere

Hakluyt Society
Published July 28, 2010
Reference - 184 Pages
ISBN 9781409412830 - CAT# Y239459
Series: Hakluyt Society, First Series


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The first part is translated from the 1688, Paris, edition; the narrative of Father Pereira's journey and the text of two letters by Father Verbiest are from the 1692, Amsterdam, edition. The supplementary material consists of the 1854 annual report. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1854.

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