Relations of Golconda in the Early Seventeenth Century

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Author:William Harrison Moreland (1868-1938) editor

Year: 1931

Publisher: Hakluyt Society



li+109+xlvii pages with frontispiece folding map and one other folding map, appendix and index. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt pictorial representation of the ship Victoria on the cover and edge ruled decorative blind stamp to covers in original jacket. Second Series, Volume 66. First edition.

Includes William Methwold's 'Relation', reprinted from Purchas his Pilgrimes. William Methwold (sometimes spelled Methold), (c1590-1653), was an English merchant and colonial administrator in India. He is credited with identifying the site of Bombay as a strategic port.

Two other 'relations', one by Antony Schorer, translated from the Dutch and an anonymous relation.


Corners and edges bumped. Jacket with edge wear, chips and small tears spine toned and chipped at ends else very good in scarce jacket.

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