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Ripa, Matteo. Memoirs of Father Ripa, during thirteen years' residence at the court of Peking in the service of the emperor of China; with an account of the foundation of the college for the education of young Chinese at Naples. New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1846. 12mo (19 cm, 7.25"). 174 pp. $50.00
Ripa was an early 18th-century missionary for the Propaganda Fide in China. After leaving Beijing in 1723 he hoped and tried to establish => a college in Naples for training Chinese young men for the priesthood, with the aim of returning them to China as missionaries.
This volume is condensed from his "History of the Chinese College" and was translated by Fortunato Prandi. It is here as volume 47 in the series Wiley and Putnam's Library of Choice Reading."
Publsher's speckled sheep, a bit abraded. Ex–social club library: 19th-century bookplate, call number on endpaper, pressure-stamp on title-page, paper call number label on spine; black tape at top of front and rear boards. A solid and clean copy. (40089) Please RESHELVE This.
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