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A geographical historie of Africa, [by] Johannes Leo

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A geographical historie of Africa
Title
A geographical historie of Africa
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[by] Johannes Leo
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approximately 1492-approximately 1550
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Leo
Series statement
The English experience, its record in early printed books published in facsimile
Series volume
no. 133
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Africa
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A geographical historie of Africa, [by] Johannes Leo
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  • Translation of Della descrittione dell'Africa
  • Original t.p. reads: A geographical historie of Africa, written in Arabicke and Italian, by Iohn Leo, a More, borne in Granada and brought up in Barbarie. Wherein he hath at large described, not onely the qualities, situations, and true distances of the regions, cities, townes, mountaines, riuers, and other places throughout all the north and principall partes of Africa; but also the descents and families of their kings, the causes and events of their warres, with their manners, customes, religions, and ciuile gouernment, and many other memorable matters: gathered partly out of his owne diligent observations, and partly out of the ancient records and chronicles of the Arabians and Mores. Before which, out of the best ancient and moderne writers, is prefixed a generall description of Africa, and also a particular treatise of all the maine lands and isles vndescribed, by Iohn Leo. And after the same is annexed a relation of the great Prince and the manifold religions in that part of the world. Translated and collected by Iohn Pory, lately of Gonouill and Caius College in Cambridge. Londini, Impensis Georg Bishop, 1600
  • S.T.C. no. 15481
Control code
152276
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
60, 420 p.
Lccn
70026408
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map.
Label
A geographical historie of Africa, [by] Johannes Leo
Publication
Note
  • Translation of Della descrittione dell'Africa
  • Original t.p. reads: A geographical historie of Africa, written in Arabicke and Italian, by Iohn Leo, a More, borne in Granada and brought up in Barbarie. Wherein he hath at large described, not onely the qualities, situations, and true distances of the regions, cities, townes, mountaines, riuers, and other places throughout all the north and principall partes of Africa; but also the descents and families of their kings, the causes and events of their warres, with their manners, customes, religions, and ciuile gouernment, and many other memorable matters: gathered partly out of his owne diligent observations, and partly out of the ancient records and chronicles of the Arabians and Mores. Before which, out of the best ancient and moderne writers, is prefixed a generall description of Africa, and also a particular treatise of all the maine lands and isles vndescribed, by Iohn Leo. And after the same is annexed a relation of the great Prince and the manifold religions in that part of the world. Translated and collected by Iohn Pory, lately of Gonouill and Caius College in Cambridge. Londini, Impensis Georg Bishop, 1600
  • S.T.C. no. 15481
Control code
152276
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
60, 420 p.
Lccn
70026408
Other physical details
map.

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