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A voyage to Abyssinia

Author: Jerónimo Lobo; Samuel Johnson; Joachim Le Grand; Joel J Gold
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Samuel Johnson's first book, A Voyage to Abyssinia (1735), was an English translation of Joachim Le Grand's French version of the manuscript account of the travels to Abyssinia of Father Jerónimo Lobo, a seventeenth-century Portuguese Jesuit missionary."--Introduction (page xxiii).
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Jerónimo Lobo; Jerónimo Lobo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerónimo Lobo; Samuel Johnson; Joachim Le Grand; Joel J Gold
ISBN: 0300030037 9780300030037
OCLC Number: 12397794
Language Note: Translation of the Itinerário of Jeronimo Lobo, using the French translation: Relation historique d'Abyssinie / traduite du portugais, continuée & augmentée ... par M. Le Grand.
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Description: lviii, 350 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Itinerário.
Responsibility: translated from the French [by] Samuel Johnson ; edited by Joel J. Gold.

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Translation of the French ed. of: Itineraario, which was itself a translation of the unpublished Portuguese manuscript.  Read more...

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