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The Travels of the Abbé Carré in India and the Near East, 1672 to 1674
Volumes I-III




ISBN 9781409424895
Published October 28, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
1088 Pages

 
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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 the volumes is continuous, but each has its own Introduction. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1947and 1948.

Table of Contents

Contents: Volume I: 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. Volume II: Introduction; Journey from Bijapur to Golconda; Journey from Golconda to St Thomé; Review of the proceedings of the French fleet etc (March 1670-April 1673); The French at St Thomé (July 1672-April 1673); The French at St Thomé and Masulipatam (April-July 1673); Events at St Thomé and Madras (July-August 1673); Dutch intervention and other events at St Thomé and Madras (August-September 1673). Volume III: Introduction; Voyage from Madras to Bombay; Journey from Bombay to Tarafur; Journey to Daman and Surat; Carré's stay at Surat; Voyage from Surat to Bandar Arras; Journey from Bandar Arras to Basra; Journey from Basra to Aleppo; Journey from Aleppo to Messina; The revolution at Messina; Journey from Messina to Marseilles; Index.

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