Guignes, Joseph ˜deœ 1721-1800

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The manuscript was originally purported to be a French translation from the Dutch of a journal by Isaac Titsingh, the First Ambassador of the Dutch embassy to the court of Ch'ien-lung in 1794 and 1795. A 1984 examination of a photocopy of the manuscript suggested that it was actually.

written by Joseph de Guignes, an interpreter on the embassy.

From the description of Journal d'un voyage à Peking traduit du hollandais et du manuscrit autographe de M. Titzingh. [18--] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64073792

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associatedWith Klaproth, Julius von, 1783-1835. person
associatedWith Titsingh, Isaac, 1744-1812. person
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China--Description and travel--To1900
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Birth 1721-10-19

Death 1800-03-22

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French,

English

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