An Historical and Geographical Description of Formosa, An Island Subject to the Emperor of Japan

Giving An Account of the Religion, Customs, Manners, &c., of the Inhabitants : Together With A Relation of What Happen'd to the Author in His Travels; Particularly His Conferences With the Jesuits, and Others, in Several Parts of Europe : Also the History

An Historical and Geographical Description of Formosa, An Island Subject to the Emperor of Japan (1705, Printed for M. Wotton, Abel. Roper and B. Lintott...; Fr. Coggan..., G. Strahan and W. Davis...)

288 pages

English language

Published Aug. 26, 1705 by Printed for M. Wotton, Abel. Roper and B. Lintott...; Fr. Coggan..., G. Strahan and W. Davis....

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3431597

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Subjects

  • Apologetics
  • Taiwan