An historical and geographical description of Formosa, an island subject to the emperor of Japan : giving an account of the religion, customs, manners, & c. of the inhabitants : together with a relation of what happen'd to the author in his travels... / by George Psalmanaazaar.
|Main Author:||Psalmanazar, George, 1679?-1763.|
London : Printed for Dan. Brown [and 3 others], 1704.
Taiwan > Social life and customs > To 1895 > Miscellanea.
A fabrication. The author's real name is unknown. "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."--Dictionary of National Biography.
Pages 328-331 incorrectly numbered 128-131.
4 p. L., xiv p., 1 L., 331,  p.
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|Original Classification Number:||DS895.F7 P8|
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