A New Account of East India and Persia. Being Nine Years' Travels, 1672-1681

By: Fryer, John; (edited by William Crooke)

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Published 1909, 1912, 1915. Volume 1: xxxviii, 353 pages + frontis + 6 plates (some folding) . Volume 2: (vi) , 371 pages + 1 plate. Volume 3: viii, 271 pages + 1 plate (folding) . Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering and illustration. Ex-Reform Club library, London. Some Reform Club rubber stamps and blind stamps on verso of plates and maps and on coypright page. Ink library number on title page. No other library markings. Minor soiling to cloth covers. Browning to endpapers. Small amount of bumping to corners of boards oin Volume 2. Contents: Editor's Preface; Introduction; Original Title-Page; Fryer's Preface; The contents; Letter I. Containing a Twelve Months' Voyage Through Divers Climates; Letter II. An Historical Account of Bombaim, and the Parts Adjacent; Letter III. A Description of Surat, and Journy into Duccan; Letter IV. A Relation of the Canatick-Country; A Special Chorography and History of East-India; Collections of the Coins, Weights, and Precious Stones; Letter V. Travels into Persia; Editor's Preface; Letter V. (continued) . The Present State of Persia; Letter VI. A Farther Discovery of India; Letter VII. The Same (continued) ; Letter VIII. Return to England; Additional Notes; List of Authorities; A Table of Some Principal Things Herein Contained; Index. Illustrations: Portrait of the Author; Coco-nut Palm; Plan of Fort St, George; Areca Palm, Mango, Bamboos, Etc. ; Map of India; Bombay and Neighbourhood; Wrestlers; Map of Dr. Fryer's Travells into Persia; Chetore. [Hakluyt Society Second Series Nos. IXX, XX & XXXIX]; Ex-Library; 8vo

Title: A New Account of East India and Persia. Being Nine Years' Travels, 1672-1681

Author Name: Fryer, John; (edited by William Crooke)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

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