historical and geographical description of Formosa ... 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; particularly his conferences with the Jesuits, and others, in several parts of Europe. Also the history and reasons of his conversion to Christianity, with his objections against it (in defence of paganism) and their answers ... by George Psalmanazar

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Published by R. Holden in London .

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  • Taiwan.

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StatementBy George Psalmanazar.
ContributionsOswald, Mr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS895.F7 P8 1926
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Paginationxlviii, 288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14304286M
LC Control Number27021046

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