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Voyage of John Huyghen van Linschoten to the East Indies

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This two-volume account (edited in 1885 from a 1598 translation) describes Linschoten's travels to the Indian Ocean and back.The p... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

This two-volume account (edited in 1885 from a 1598 translation) describes Linschoten's travels to the Indian Ocean and back.

Zusammenfassung
The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. This two-volume 1885 edition of an early English translation of Linschoten's 1596 book describes the fauna, flora and peoples Linschoten encountered on his voyage to St Helena, Java and Sumatra.

Inhalt

46. Of the elephant; 47. Of the abadas or rhinoceros; 48. Of the fishes and other beasts in the sea of India; 49. Of all fruits, trees, plants, and common hearbs in India; 50. Of iaqua, or iaacca; 51. Of mangas; 52. Of cajous; 53. Of jambos; 54. Of other fruites in India; 55. Of the Indian figges; 56. Of the palm tree; 57. Of the duryoens, a fruit of Malacca; 58. Of the tree arbor de rays and the bambus; 59. Of the tree called arbor triste; 60. Of the bettele leaves and the fruit arecca; 61. Of the herbe dutroa; 62. Of spices, drugges, plants, and stuffes for physitions; 63. Of cinamon; 64. Of ginger; 65. Of cloves; 66. Of mace, folie, or flowers of nutmegges; 67. Of cardamomum; 68. Of lacke, or hard wax; 69. Of annil or indigo; 70. Of benioin; 72. Of frankincense and mirre; 73. Of manna and rhubarbe; 74. Of the wood called sanders; 75. Of palo de cobra, or snakewood; 76. Of the wood calamba, or lignum aloes; 77. Of the root China; 78. Of amfion, alias opium; 79. Of bangue; 80. Of camphora; 81. Of Tamarinio; 82. Of Mirabolanes; 83. Of other spice and hearbes in India; 84. Of all sorts of pearles; 85. Of diamonds; 86. Of rubies, espinelles, granades, emeralds, and other precious stones; 87. Of the bezar stones; 88. A briefe instruction how to know and find out the right diamantes, rubies, emeralds, perals, and other precious stones; 89. Of rubies; 90. Of the oriental and old emeralds; 91. Of oriental pearles; 92. Of certaine memorable things, passed in India during my residence there; 93. Of my voyage and departure from India to Portingale; 94. A briefe description of the iland Saint Helena; 95. Of the iland called the Ascention; 96. A briefe description of the islands of Canaria; 97. Of the description of the islands of Acores; 98. Of the ilands of Corvo and Flores; 99. Of certain notable and memorable accidents that happened during my continuance in Tercera.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Voyage of John Huyghen van Linschoten to the East Indies
Untertitel: The First Book, Containing His Description of the East
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EAN: 9781108010856
ISBN: 978-1-108-01085-6
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Geowissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 362
Gewicht: 483g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T21mm
Jahr: 2009