An historical and geographical description of Formosa : an island subject to the Emperor of Japan

Main Author: Psalmanazar, George
Format: eBook
Published: London [Printed for Dan. Brown [and 3 others] 1704, 1704
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Collection: Making of the Modern World - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A fabrication. "Psalmanazar ... wrote in Latin, and the main portion of his manuscript was translated by Mr. Oswald ... what was not due to his own imagination he borrowed from Varenius's 'Descriptio regni Japoniae et Siam' (Amsterdam, 1649) or Candidius' 'Voyages'."--DNB.. - Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 04044. - Includes the alphabet of and texts in the "Formosan" language. - OCLC, 20882632. - Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London
Physical Description:[8], xiv, [2], 131 [i.e. 331], [5] p., [16] leaves of plates (some folded) ill
Format:Full text online