|aThe China that was :|bChina as discovered by the Jesuits at the close of the sixteenth century /|c[by] L. J. Gallagher, S. J. ; from the Latin of Nicholas Trigault, S. J.
|aMilwaukee :|bThe Bruce publishing company,|c
|axx, 199 p. :|bfront., ports., fold. map. ;|c21 cm.
|aFirst published, 1615, as Trigault's introduction to De christiana expeditione apud Sinas suscepta, ab Societate Jesu, originally written in Italian by Matteo Ricci as a mission diary and rendered into Latin by Trigault. cf. Pref.