Mediaeval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources

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Mediaeval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources

BRETSCHNEIDER, Emil

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Bretschneider (1833-1901) was a Baltic German sinologist who first published this study in 1888. The book includes his English translation of three important Chinese works about the history and geography of central Asia: "Travel to The West" by Ye-l Ch'u-Ts'ai (Genghis Khan's chief adviser), "Travels to the West" by Taoist monk Kiu Ch'ang Ch'un, and "The Peregrinations of Ye-Lu Hi Liang."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.
  • Edition: Reprint Edition
  • Date Published: 1910
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: vol. 1: ix, 334; 2: x, 352 p. Trubner's Oriental Series. Vol. 1 has colour map of Middle Asia. Vol. 2 has a reproduction of a Chinese medieval map of central and western Asia. Tan hardcover. Some shelf wear and softening of spine ends. Vol. 2 has large mark across rear board. Small bookseller's labels on front pastedowns have left marks on opposite endpapers. A few uncut pages.

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