A geographical historie of Africa, written in Arabicke and Italian by Iohn Leo a More, borne in Granada, and brought vp in Barbarie. Wherein he hath at large described, not onely the qualities, situations, and true distances of the regions, cities, townes, mountaines, riuers, and other places throughout all the north and principall partes of Africa; but also the descents and families of their kings ... gathered partly out of his owne diligent obseruations, and partly out of the ancient records and chronicles of the Arabians and Mores. Before which, out of the best ancient and moderne writers, is prefixed a generall description of Africa, and also a particular treatise of all the maine lands and isles vndescribed by Iohn Leo. ... Translated and collected by Iohn Pory, lately of Goneuill and Caius College in Cambridge Della descrittione dell'Africa. English

Title

A geographical historie of Africa, written in Arabicke and Italian by Iohn Leo a More, borne in Granada, and brought vp in Barbarie. Wherein he hath at large described, not onely the qualities, situations, and true distances of the regions, cities, townes, mountaines, riuers, and other places throughout all the north and principall partes of Africa; but also the descents and families of their kings ... gathered partly out of his owne diligent obseruations, and partly out of the ancient records and chronicles of the Arabians and Mores. Before which, out of the best ancient and moderne writers, is prefixed a generall description of Africa, and also a particular treatise of all the maine lands and isles vndescribed by Iohn Leo. ... Translated and collected by Iohn Pory, lately of Goneuill and Caius College in Cambridge Della descrittione dell'Africa. English

Author

Leo, Africanus, ca. 1492-ca. 1550.

Pory, John, 1572-1636.

Date

1600

Place of Publication

London

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A translation of: Della descrittione dell'Africa. Printer's name from STC. "Iohn Leo his first booke of the description of Africa" (caption title) begins new pagination and register. An imprint variant of STC 15481.5. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A05331
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A05331
  • DLPS: A05331
  • STC: STC 15481
  • STC: ESTC S108481
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99844139
  • PROQUEST: 99844139
  • VID: 8928