The History and Description of Africa and of the Notable Things therein contained : Volume I: Written by Al-Hassan Ibn-Mohammed Al-Wezaz Al-Fasi, a Moor, baptised as Giovanni Leone, but better known as Leo Africanus. Done into English in the Year 1600, by John Pory book cover
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The History and Description of Africa and of the Notable Things therein contained
Volume I: Written by Al-Hassan Ibn-Mohammed Al-Wezaz Al-Fasi, a Moor, baptised as Giovanni Leone, but better known as Leo Africanus. Done into English in the Year 1600, by John Pory



ISBN 9781409413592
Published July 27, 2010 by Routledge
360 Pages

 
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Book Description

Containing Book I of the original, edited, with an introduction and notes. This and the following two volumes (First Series 93 and 94) have continuous pagination. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1896.

Table of Contents

Contents: Prefatory note; Introduction; Pory's dedication to Sir Robert Cecil; His address to the reader; His general description of Africa; His description of places undescribed by Leo; An appropriation of Leo's history by Richard Hakluyt and others; John Leo his first book of the description of Africa.

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