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Queries by Douce about the Chinese language, with answers, written in about A.D. 1800

MS. Douce 75

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The answers are:
  1. in Portuguese by father Marchini
  2. translated into French by the abbé Devay.
A note by Douce, dated 1805, states that a mr. Lance forwarded the queries to China.

About half the book is blank.


  • written in about A.D. 1800


21 Leaves


MS. Douce 75

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21649

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.


8 1/4 × 6 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom