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Summary

Wood block print.
"Juan 240" shows Zheng He's voyager route from Nanjing, passing through South East Asia, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, all the way to Persian Gulf.
Early Qing Dynasty ed., prefaced Tianqi 1 (1621).
Juan (chapter) 240 is one of 80 volumes in 8 cases (30 x 19 cm.).
"Wu bei zhi juan er bai si shi."
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
The 80 vols. set is kept in Chinese Rare Book Cage.
On double leaves, oriental style.

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Date

01/01/1644
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Mao, Yuanyi, 1594-1640.
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