Book Description

First ed. 8vo. pp. xl , 192; plan of Mecca as frontis., 2 maps inc. 1 folding; VG in original cloth, gilt, rubbed.
Dealer Notes
Pitts was the first Englishman to enter Mecca, Daniel attempted to journey from London to India via the Red Sea route, and Poncet was the only European to visit Abyssinia after the expulsion of the Portuguese in 1633 and before Bruce's visit in 1769-71.
Author Foster, Sir William, ed.
Date 1949
Binding Hardback
Publisher Printed for the Hakluyt Society.
Condition Very good

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