Robbins: Our first ambassador to China

Helen Henrietta Robbins: Our first ambassador to China. An account of the life of George, Earl of Macartney, with extracts from his letters, and the narrative of his experiences in China, as told by himself 1737-1806, from hitherto unpublished correspondence and documents (London: Murray, 1908)

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Wilkinson: Sketches Of Chinese Customs & Manners

[George Wilkinson:]  Sketches Of Chinese Customs & Manners, In 1811-12, Taken On The Spot; And Interspersed with a variety of Curious Occurrences, During A Voyage To The Cape of Good Hope, Pulo Penang, China, Canton, Whampoa, and Saint Helena : With Some Account Of The Ladrones / in a series of letters to a friend … → Continue reading

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Holmes: The Journal Of Mr. Samuel Holmes, Serjeant-Major Of The XIth Light Dragoons, During His Attendance, As One Of The Guard On Lord Macartney’s Embassy To China And Tartary.

[Samuel Holmes:] The Journal Of Mr. Samuel Holmes, Serjeant-Major Of The XIth Light Dragoons, During His Attendance, As One Of The Guard On Lord Macartney’s Embassy To China And Tartary. 1792-3 : Printed Without Addition, Abridgment, Or Amendment, From The Original Diary, Kept During That Expedition (London: Bulmer 1798)

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Winterbotham: A complete view of the Chinese empire

William: Winterbotham: An historical, geographical, and philosophical view of the Chinese empire: comprehending a description of the fifteen provinces of China, Chinese Tartary; tributary states; natural history of China; government, religion, laws, manners and customs, literature, arts, sciences, manufactures, &c. (London: Printed for, and sold by the editor; J. Ridgway, York-Street; and W. Button, Paternoster-Row, 1795)

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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 … → Continue reading

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Aeneas Anderson: Geschichte der Brittischen Gesandtschaft …

Aeneas Anderson: A narrative of the British embassy to China, in the years 1792, 1793 and1794; containing the various circumstances of the embassy, with accounts of customs and manners of the Chinese; and a description of the country, towns, cities, etc. etc. (London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1795)

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