HAKLUYT SOCIETY. The Red Sea and Adjacent Countries at the Close of the Seventeenth Century as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet. Ed…

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HAKLUYT SOCIETY. The Red Sea and Adjacent Countries at the Close of the Seventeenth Century as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet. Edited by Sir William Foster. London, Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1949.

8vo. Original cloth gilt, mostly unopened; pp. xl, 192; folding frontispiece, 2 maps (1 folding); a little discolouration to binding, otherwise, a very good copy.
First edition. 2nd series, no. 100. Pitts was the first Englishman to enter Mecca, Daniel attempted to journey from London to India via the Red Sea route, and Poncet was the only European to visit Abyssinia after the expulsion of the Portuguese in 1633 and before Bruce's visit in 1769-71.

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