The Suma Oriental of Tome Pires : An Account of the East, from the Red Sea to Japan, Written in Malacca and India in 1512-1515, and the Book of Francisco Rodrigues, Rutter of a Voyage in the Red Sea,, Hardback Book

The Suma Oriental of Tome Pires : An Account of the East, from the Red Sea to Japan, Written in Malacca and India in 1512-1515, and the Book of Francisco Rodrigues, Rutter of a Voyage in the Red Sea, Hardback

Part of the Hakluyt Society, Second Series series

Description

Follows on with continuous main pagination from Second Series 89.

Translated by the editor from the Portuguese MS in the Bibliotheque de la Chambre des Deputes, Paris.

Book VI of the Suma Oriental, together with a translation of Rodrigues' 'Book', the entire Portuguese texts, and a letter from Pires to King Manuel, 1516. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1944.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9781409417491

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