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The Prester John of the Indies; a true relation of the lands of the Prester John, being the narrative of the Portuguese embassy to Ethiopia in 1520.

Author: Francisco Alvares; Henry Edward John Stanley Stanley, Baron; C F Beckingham; George Wynn Brereton Huntingford; Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)
Publisher: Cambridge [England] Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1961.
Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 2nd ser., no. 114-115.
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The translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881; First Series 64), revised and edited with additional material by C.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford. Follows on from Second Series 114, with which the main pagination is continuous. Chapters 89-142 of Alvares, with the narrative of the return to Portugal, a translation of a seventeenth-century Ethiopian description of Aksum, and accounts of the rock-cut churches  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alvares, Francisco.
Prester John of the Indies.
Cambridge [Eng.] Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1961
(OCoLC)607810255
Online version:
Alvares, Francisco.
Prester John of the Indies.
Cambridge [Eng.] Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1961
(OCoLC)623717086
Named Person: Jean, (roi)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco Alvares; Henry Edward John Stanley Stanley, Baron; C F Beckingham; George Wynn Brereton Huntingford; Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)
OCLC Number: 1636969
Description: 2 volumes (xvi, 617 pages) illustrations, maps (some folded, 1 in pocket of volumes 2) 23 cm.
Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 2nd ser., no. 114-115.
Other Titles: Preste Ioam das Indias.
True relation of the lands of the Prester John
Responsibility: The translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881) rev. and edited with additional material by C.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford.

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The translation of Lord Stanley of Alderley (1881; First Series 64), revised and edited with additional material by C.F. Beckingham and G.W.B. Huntingford. Follows on from Second Series 114, with which the main pagination is continuous. Chapters 89-142 of Alvares, with the narrative of the return to Portugal, a translation of a seventeenth-century Ethiopian description of Aksum, and accounts of the rock-cut churches at Lalibala and certain other matters.

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