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The Resource A short relation of the river Nile : of its sourse and current; of its overflowing the campagnia of Ægypt, till it runs into the Mediterranean: and of other curiosities:, written by an eye-witnesse, who lived many years in the chief kingdoms of the Abyssine empire.

A short relation of the river Nile : of its sourse and current; of its overflowing the campagnia of Ægypt, till it runs into the Mediterranean: and of other curiosities:, written by an eye-witnesse, who lived many years in the chief kingdoms of the Abyssine empire.

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A short relation of the river Nile : of its sourse and current; of its overflowing the campagnia of Ægypt, till it runs into the Mediterranean: and of other curiosities:
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A short relation of the river Nile
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of its sourse and current; of its overflowing the campagnia of Ægypt, till it runs into the Mediterranean: and of other curiosities:
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written by an eye-witnesse, who lived many years in the chief kingdoms of the Abyssine empire.
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  • eng
  • por
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DT7
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A short relation of the river Nile : of its sourse and current; of its overflowing the campagnia of Ægypt, till it runs into the Mediterranean: and of other curiosities:, written by an eye-witnesse, who lived many years in the chief kingdoms of the Abyssine empire.
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  • Translated from Jeronymo Lobo's Itinerario by Sir Peter Wyche
  • On verso of half title: Novemb. 1668. At a meeting of the Council of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. Ordered that these discourses, viz, A short relation of the River Nile, &c., Of the Unicorne; Why the Abyssine Emperour is called Prester John of the Indyes; A tract of the Red Sea. Of Palme trees, Translated out of a Portuguese Manuscript at the desire of the Royal Society, by Sr. Peter Wyche Kt. fellow of the same, be printed by their Printer. Brounker Pres."
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A short relation of the river Nile -- Of the famous unicorne, where he is bred, and how shap'd -- The reason why the Abyssine emperour is called Prester John of the Indies -- A short tract of the Red Sea, and of the cause of this name by which 'tis commonly known -- A discourse of palme-trees, of their variety, their fruit, (and the usefullnesse of it.) of their proper soyle
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15 cm.
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[8], 105 p.
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04036107
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rdamedia
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  • (LGTO)(RLIN)PALR94-B2927
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  • (OCoLC)ocn369129117
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A short relation of the river Nile : of its sourse and current; of its overflowing the campagnia of Ægypt, till it runs into the Mediterranean: and of other curiosities:, written by an eye-witnesse, who lived many years in the chief kingdoms of the Abyssine empire.
Publication
Note
  • Translated from Jeronymo Lobo's Itinerario by Sir Peter Wyche
  • On verso of half title: Novemb. 1668. At a meeting of the Council of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. Ordered that these discourses, viz, A short relation of the River Nile, &c., Of the Unicorne; Why the Abyssine Emperour is called Prester John of the Indyes; A tract of the Red Sea. Of Palme trees, Translated out of a Portuguese Manuscript at the desire of the Royal Society, by Sr. Peter Wyche Kt. fellow of the same, be printed by their Printer. Brounker Pres."
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volume
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
A short relation of the river Nile -- Of the famous unicorne, where he is bred, and how shap'd -- The reason why the Abyssine emperour is called Prester John of the Indies -- A short tract of the Red Sea, and of the cause of this name by which 'tis commonly known -- A discourse of palme-trees, of their variety, their fruit, (and the usefullnesse of it.) of their proper soyle
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
[8], 105 p.
Lccn
04036107
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)PALR94-B2927
  • 3
  • spec recon
  • (OCoLC)ocn369129117

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