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China, During the War and Since the Peace (Volume 1)
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China, During the War and Since the Peace (Volume 1)

John Francis Davis Sir John Francis Davis

Published by General Books | Language - English | Binding - Paper Back

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1852. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. CHINESE WORK ON THE NATIONS OF THE WEST, BY LIN, THE IMPERIAL COMMISSIONER. That the address to the emperor, which concludes at page 89., was from Commissioner Lin, has been proved by a much more extensive and elaborate production of the same author, "Statistical Notices of the Kingdoms of the West," in fifty books, and twelve volumes. A copy was obtained, with some difficulty, at Shanghae, and, after being examined and abstracted by Dr. Gutzlaff, passed into French hands, and went to Paris. When that very active and energetic functionary Lin resided at Canton in his high official capacity, and got involved with Europeans, he availed himself of the aid of interpreters, and of every work he could procure, either native or foreign, to obtain a knowledge of the Terra incognita, that is, of every country of the World beyond China. For this purpose he availed himself of the Missionary Tracts, the Chinese Monthly Magazine, a Treatise on Commerce, a Description of the United States, and of England, a work on Geography, &c, &c, which were all, more or less, abridged or abstracted. Translations were also made of all such articles in the newspapers as contained any thing concerning China, and especially opium. His compilation devoted some pages to the subject of gunnery; and there was a diagram, containing the very point discussed in Sir Francis Head's late work -- the dispart of a piece of ordnance, that is, the angle of difference between the line of the bore and the line of the upper surface of the gun, to be corrected by a raised sight over the muzzle. This was found practically applied, during the expedition to Canton of 1847, in the wooden sights attached to the guns within the batteries captured and disabled on the 2nd and 3rd of April. One of these sight...

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Book: China, During the War and Since the Peace (Volume 1)
Author: , ,
ISBN-13: 9780217459716
Product Code 9780217459716
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Date: 2012-01-01
Publisher: General Books
Number of Pages: 00154
Language: English

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