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Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A description of the plan of peking, the capital of China; sent to the Royal Society by Father Gaubil, è Societate Jesu. Translated from the French'

Read 1 June 1758

Reference number
L&P/3/323
Earliest possible date
1758
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
32 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'A description of the plan of Pekin [Beijing]' by Antoine Gaubil, 1758, L&P/3/323, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_3_323/paper-a-description-of-the-plan-of-pekin-beijing-by-antoine-gaubil, accessed on 12 April 2024

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