The History and Description of Africa and of the Notable Things therein contained, Volumes I-III
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
Volume I: Contains Book I of the original, edited, with an introduction and notes. Volume II: Contains Books II-IV of the original, edited, with an introduction and notes. Volume III: Contains Books V-IX of the original and Pory's additions, edited, with an introduction and notes. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1896.
Table of Contents
Contents: Volume I: 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 Volume II: The second book; Notes to Book II; The third book; Notes to Book III; The fourth book; Notes to Book IV Volume III: The fifth book; Notes to Book V; The sixth book; Notes to Book VI; The seventh book; Notes to Book VII; The eighth book; Notes to Book VIII; The ninth book; Pory's relation of the great princes of Africa; His discourse of the religions professed there; And of fortresses and colonies maintained there by the Spanairds and Portuguese; Indexes.