An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China

[George Leonard Staunton/George Macartney/Erasmus Gower:] An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China; including cursory obsrvations made, and information obtained, in travelling through that ancient empire, and a small part of Chinese Tartary. Together with a Relation of the Voyage undertaken on the occasion by His Majesty’s Ship the Lion, and the Ship Hindostan, in the East India Company’s service, to the Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Peking; as well as of their return to Europe; with Notices of the several places where they stopped in their way out and home; being the islands of Madeira, Teneriffe, and St. Jago; the port of Rio de Janeiro in South America; the islands of St. Helena, Tristan d’Acunha, and Amsterdam; the Coast of Java, and Sumatra, the Nanka Isles, Pulo Condore, and Cochin-China. Taken chiefly from the papers of His Excellency the Early of Macartney, Knight of the Bath, His Majesty’s Embassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Emperor of China; Sir Erasmus Gower, Commander of the Expedition, and of other Gentlemen in the several departments of the Embassy. By Sir George Staunton, Baronet … In Two volumes, with engravings …; beside a folio Volume of Plates. (London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. For G. Nichol. 1797).

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  • Bibliographic reference: BS 2381 f.

[George Leonard Staunton/George Macartney/Erasmus Gower:] An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China; including cursory obsrvations made, and information obtained, in travelling through that ancient empire, and a small part of Chinese Tartary. Together with a Relation of the Voyage undertaken on the occasion by His Majesty’s Ship the Lion, and the Ship Hindostan, in the East India Company’s service, to the Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Peking; as well as of their return to Europe; with Notices of the several places where they stopped in their way out and home; being the islands of Madeira, Teneriffe, and St. Jago; the port of Rio de Janeiro in South America; the islands of St. Helena, Tristan d’Acunha, and Amsterdam; the Coast of Java, and Sumatra, the Nanka Isles, Pulo Condore, and Cochin-China. Taken chiefly from the papers of His Excellency the Early of Macartney, Knight of the Bath, His Majesty’s Empassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Emperor of China; Sir Erasmus Gower, Commander of the Expedition, and of other Gentlemen in the several departments of the Embassy. By Sir George Staunton, Baronet … In Three volumes, with engravings …; beside a folio Volume of Plates. (London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. For G. Nichol. 1797).

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    • vol. 1
      > Internet Archive (Book contributor: University of California Libraries, igitizing sponsor: Internet Archive)
      > Google books (Original from University of Michigan, digitized 15 August 2008)
    • vol. 2
      > Internet Archive (Book from the collections of University of Michigan, digitizing sponsor: Google)
    • vol. 3
      > Internet Archive (Book from the collections of University of Michigan, digitizing sponsor: Google)
      > Google Books (Original from University of Michigan, digitized 8 September 2007
  • Bibliographic reference: BS 2383

 

French version
[George Leonard Staunton/George Macartney/Erasmus Gower/Jean Henri Castéra (trad., ed.):] Voyage dans l’intérieur de la Chine et en Tartarie fait dans les années 1792, 1793 et 1794 par lord Macartney. … rédigé sur les papiers de lord Macartney, sur ceux du commodore Érasme Gower et des autres personnes attachées à l’ambassade, par Sir Georges Staunton … Traduit de l’anglais, avec des notes, par J. Castéra. 3e édition, revue corrigée et augmentée d’un Précis de l’histoire de la Chine, par le traducteur, et du Voyage en Chine et en Tartarie de J. C. Huttner, traduit de l’allemand par le même traducteur ; avec 37 planches et 4 cartes gravées en taille-douce par Tardieu l’aîné. (3ème ed. Paris: F. Buisson 1804)

Dutch version:
George Staunton: Reis van lord Macartneij, naar China. (Amsterdam: J. Allart 1798-1801)

German version:
George Leonard Staunton/Johann Christian Hüttner (transl.): Reise der englischen Gesandtschaft an den Kaiser von China, in den Jahren 1792 und 1793.  Aus den Papieren des Grafen von Macartney, des Ritter Erasmus Gower und andrer Herren zusammengetragen von Sir George Staunton Baronet, Königl. Sekretäre bey der chinesischen Gesandtschaft. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Johann Christian Hüttner, Mitgefährten dieser Gesandtschaftsreise. (Zürich: Geßner 1798-1799)

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  • Bibliographic reference:  VD18 11145463
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