Some Years Travels into Divers Parts of Asia and Afrique. Describing especially the two famous the Famous Empires, the Persian, and great Mogull: weaved with the History of these later Times. As also, many rich and spacious Kingdoms in the Orientall India, and other parts of Asia; Together with the adjacent Iles
Place Published: London
Publisher: Jacob Blome
Date Published: 1638
Description: Extra engraved title and 45 interesting copper engravings including 6 maps. Small folio, old calf (rubbed). London: Blome and Bishop, 1638. Second Edition Revised and Enlarged by the Author. A very good clean tight copy.
Comments: Sir. Thomas Herbert made an extensive tour in Persia, Cape of Good Hope, Madagascar, and Surat, and coasted the Eastern shores of North America on his return to England. His account of these travels is written in a lively and agreeable style, and among the most curious of its contents is a dissertation to prove that America was discovered three hundred years before Columbus by the Welshman, Madoc ap Owen.Edition: Second
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 211520