1st Edition

The Suma Oriental of Tomé Pires An Account of the East, from the Red Sea to Japan, written in Malacca and India in 1512-1515, and The Book of Francisco Rodrigues, Rutter of a Voyage in the Red Sea, Nautical Rules, Almanack and Maps, Written and Drawn in the East before 1515 Volume II

By Armando Cortesão Copyright 2010

    Follows on with continuous main pagination from Second Series 89. Translated by the editor from the Portuguese MS in the Bibliothèque de la Chambre des Deputés, Paris. Book VI of the Suma Oriental, together with a translation of Rodrigues' 'Book', the entire Portuguese texts, and a letter from Pires to King Manuel, 1516. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1944.

    Contents: The Suma Oriental of Tomé Pires: Book 6. The Book of Francisco Rodrigues. Original Portuguese text; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.


    Cortesão, Armando