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Chau Ju-Kua: His Work on the Chinese and Arab Trade  

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Chau Ju-Kua: His Work on the Chinese and Arab Trade in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries, Entitled Chu-Fan-Chi.

Hirth, Friedrich & W.W. Rockhill

St. Petersburg

Imperial Academy of Sciences



x, 288 pp. Folding map laid in. (4to) 27.5 x 20 cm (10¾x8"), later suede-backed boards. First Edition.

Part I has descriptions of the history and culture of all the known countries and islands from Egypt to Japan. Part II has descriptions of the history and use of the various commodities that were traded. There is also a comprehensive General Index and a very useful Index of Unusual Foreign Names and Terms Occuring in Chinese Texts.

Lot Amendments

Binding detached and with some wear; final leaf of text detached, dampstaining; fair.

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