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KNIGHT'S MISCELLANIES.

THE CHINESE.

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NOTICE FROM THE PUBLISHERS.

This work was originally published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. The present edition has received the most complete revision of the author, and is much enlarged. It is printed in this condensed form that an original work of authenticity, on the important subject of China, may be circulated at the cheapest rate.

THE CHINESE:

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

OF

CHINA AND ITS INHABITANTS.

By JOHN FRANCIS DAVIS, Esq., F.R.S., &c.

LATE HIS MAJESTY'S CHIEF COMMISSIONER IN CHINA.

A NEW EDITION, ENLARGED AND REVISED,

IN WHICH THE

HISTORY OF ENGLISH INTERCOURSE

IS BROUGHT UP TO THE PRESENT TIME.

LONDON:
CHARLES KNIGHT & CO., LUDGATE STREET.

MDCCCXL.

[Price Five Shillings.]

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