Friday, January 16, 2009

125. Thomas Jefferson's Collection of Books on China

Jefferson had a very big library. He collected some books about China. If you search by key words CHINA, you will find three books. If you search by key word CHINESE, you will find two books. If you search by key word ASIA, you will find six books. How about by EAST INDIA, there will be five books. However, for Thomas Jefferson, one of the most important books about Chinese culture is this book, Designs of Chinese buildings, furniture, dresses, machines and utensilesby Sir William Chambers you could find it through this link.

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