The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the Moluccas and Brazil, Volume 3
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Paperback. 316 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 0.9in.The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. Shipwrecked on the Maldives in 1602-1607, Pyrard de Laval learnt the local language and studied the culture, flora and fauna of the islands. On his escape to Goa he continued his cultural investigations in Portuguese India, before returning to France by way of Saint Helena and Brazil in 1611. His book, which included practical advice for French traders travelling to Asia and a phrase book for visitors to the Maldives, was an immediate success. This three-volume translation of the 1619 edition appeared in 1887-1890. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108013475
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Book Description: The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. Volumes 77, 78 and 80 (1887-1890) contain Pyrard de Laval's account of how, shipwrecked on the Maldives in 1602-7, he learnt the language and studied the culture of the inhabitants.
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