1st Edition

The Travels of the Abbé Carré in India and the Near East, 1672 to 1674
Volume I. From France through Syria, Iraq and the Persian Gulf to Surat, Goa, and Bijapur, with an account of his grave illness




ISBN 9781409414612
Published July 28, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
384 Pages

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Book Description

Translated from the manuscript journal of his travels in the India Office by Lady Fawcett, and edited by Sir Charles Fawcett with the assistance of Sir Richard Burn. The main pagination of this and the two following volumes (Second Series 96 and 97) is continuous, but each has its own Introduction. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1947.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Translator's note; Outline of Carré's travels (Vol I); Abbreviations and titles of works cited; Carré's letter of introduction to the General Chamber of the Royal French Company in the East; Journey from Paris to Alexandretta; Journey from Alexandretta to Baghdad; Journey from Baghdad to Kung; Journey from Kung to Surat; Journey from Surat to Goa; Journey from Goa to Bijapur; His serious illness at Bijapur.

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