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; 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. To which is prefix'd, A Preface in Vindication of himself from the Reflections of a Jesuit lately come from China, with an Account of what passed between them

TitleAn 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; 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. To which is prefix'd, A Preface in Vindication of himself from the Reflections of a Jesuit lately come from China, with an Account of what passed between them
Year for Search1704
AuthorsPsalmanaazaar, George [pseud.]
Date Published1704
PublisherPtd. for Dan. Brown, G. Strahan, and W. Davis, and Fran. Coggan
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsFrench author, UK author
Annotation

Detailed description of an imaginary Formosa, good, bad, and satire, presented as if it were real. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as Vol. II of the Library of Imposters. London: Robert Holden & Co., 1926. 2nd ed. London: Ptd. for Mat. Wotton, 1705.

Pseudonym

Psalmanaazaar [also spelled Psalmanazar], George [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Also spelled Psalmanazar. The author, whose real name is not known, was born in France.

Full Text

1704 Psalmanaazaar [also spelled Psalmanazar], George [pseud.]. 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; 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. To which is prefix’d, A Preface in Vindication of himself from the Reflections of a Jesuit lately come from China, with an Account of what passed between them. London: Ptd. for Dan. Brown, G. Strahan, and W. Davis, and Fran. Coggan. Rpt. as Vol. II of the Library of Imposters. London: Robert Holden & Co., 1926. 2nd ed. London: Ptd. for Mat. Wotton, 1705. L, PSt

Detailed description of an imaginary Formosa, good, bad, and satire, presented as if it were real. The author, whose real name is not known, was born in France.