xiv+225, illustrated, maps, hardback, in a very good dustwrapper. in very good condition. The circumnavigation of the Indian Ocean by an unknown Greek author is of the greatest value in the study of the commerce of the Roman Empire and the early history of East Africa, South Arabia and India. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea.
Publisher: London: Hakluyt Society 1980.
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description London, The Hakluyt Society, 1980., 1980. Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Volume. 151; 8vo; pp. xiv, 225; frontispiece, 5 b/w. plates, 10 map illustrations, 5 sketch illustrations, 1 folding map, appendix, extracts from Agatharkhides, bibliography, index of places, tribes, and persons named in the text, general index; minor chipping to dustjacket, original blue cloth with gilt title on spine, illustration in gilt on front board, a very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 37618
Book Description Hakluyt Society, London, 1980. Second Series, no 151. xiv, 226pp, b&w plates and folding map; indexes (3) & bibliography. Blue cloth with gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board with dustwrapper (extremities slightly rubbed). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0904180050 ***The Periplus is a short work in Greek, of uncertain date, concerning the coasts of the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. *** Please use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). Bookseller Inventory # 31760